Official: JeffCo missing out on $3 million in uncollected taxes

Official: JeffCo missing out on $3 million in uncollected taxes

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Source: WBRC Source: WBRC
JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

More money would help Jefferson County but it's money troubles preventing the county from collecting $3 million in taxes.

The Jefferson County Tax Collector J.T. Smallwood needs an additional worker to help collect delinquent property taxes. Smallwood estimates as much as $3 million remains uncollected.

County Manager Tony Petelos said the county will help hire an additional employee to help with tax collections.

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