"Quality People Providing Quality Service"

Revenue Division

Finance Department

Columbus Consolidated Government

3111 Citizens Way

Columbus, GA 31907

Telephone: 706-653-4100

Fax: 706-225-3780


Our Mission

To provide overall professional and timely management of billing, collecting, depositing, and accounting for monies due and collected for the Columbus Consolidated Government.


Division Profile

The Revenue Division performs two primary functions. They are Occupational Tax and Collections. Occupational Tax is responsible for issuing licenses pertaining to business, and alcoholic beverages as well as collection, audits and enforcement of ordinances relative to various taxes such as gross receipts, excise taxes, insurance premium and franchise taxes. The collections function pertains to the collection and deposit of all monies received by Columbus Consolidated Government and billing and collection of numerous government services.


Revenue Management:

The Occupational Tax and Collections Supervisor reports directly to the Director of Finance, thus ensuring procurement techniques and strategies are consistent with stated management plans and directives of city officials and the director's office.


Collections

Collections is responsible for the overall collections of funds in various services areas, including ambulance fees, installment fines, street assessments, lot clearance, demolitions, damage to city property, landfill fees, bad check fees, hazardous material fees, indigent defense counsel, and false alarm fees.

Collections Supervisor
Allen Young

Collections Technicians
Corrine Chesser
Christi McClellan
Teri Hancock

Occupational Tax

Occupational Tax Administration is responsible for the collection, audit and enforcement of ordinances relative to gross receipt tax, alcoholic beverages excise tax, insurance premium tax, franchise tax, and hotel/motel tax in addition to licensing all businesses within Muscogee County.

Occupational Tax Supervisor
Yvonne Ivey

Financial Analyst - Metra Inquirers
Karen Thompson

We now accept payment for METRA issued parking citations.

Customer Service Technicians
Tashalen Fears
Ebony Scott
Ingrid Jones

Auditors
Paul Nipper
Ryan Parks


Contact Information

General Revenue Inquiries?


Revenue Division
Finance Department
3111 Citizens Way
Columbus, GA 31907
Telephone 706-653-4100
FAX 706-225-3780

Questions about Collections or Ambulance Billing?

Allen Young, Collections Supervisor
Revenue Division
Finance Department
3111 Citizens Way
Columbus, GA 31907
Telephone 706-225-3090
FAX 706-225-3777

Questions about Business Licenses?

Yvonne Ivey, Occupational Tax Supervisor
Revenue Division
Finance Department
3111 Citizens Way
Columbus, GA 31907
Telephone 706-225-3091
Fax 706-225-3780