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email to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Pursuant to 119.12 (2), F.S., the custodian of public records is Hampton Peterson, 561.355.2996.

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The Clerk & Comptroller serves as the Chief Financial officer, Treasurer & Auditor of Palm Beach County.

As the official “watchdog” of all County funds, the Clerk & Comptroller provides the necessary “checks and balances” on the County’s budget, revenue and spending. The Clerk also invests and earns revenue on County funds to reduce the tax burden on the citizens of Palm Beach County.

The Clerk’s responsible administration of this function helped to make Palm Beach County one of only a handful of counties nationwide to earn a AAA bond rating.

Clerks in the Sunshine

The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is committed to ensuring transparency and accountability in government.

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County Financial Reports

The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is your source for information on Palm Beach County finances, revenue and spending.

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Just as you may borrow money to buy a home, Palm Beach County borrows money to pay for the construction of major facilities or the purchase of equipment.

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Division of Inspector General

Provides independent and objective auditing, investigative, and consulting services designed to add value, while improving Clerk & Comptroller and Palm Beach County government operations and preserving the public’s trust.

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As County Treasurer, the Clerk & Comptroller invests public funds and earns interest income on the investments, ultimately reducing the burden on taxpayers.

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Public Service Tax on Propane Gas, Natural Gas and Electricity

All sales of propane gas, natural gas or electricity within the unincorporated area of Palm Beach County are subject to the 10% Palm Beach County Public Service Tax.

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All vendors must be registered with the Clerk & Comptroller's office prior to the procurement of any goods or services.

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Special Assessments

Search special assessments and pay online. Special assessments help pay for public improvements in a community, such as road paving and water mains.

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