Madison County Partners with Forte Payment Systems

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Partnership unifies tax payments into a streamlined checkout.

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It's a new step for our office, and we are excited about sharing it with our taxpayers.

Armed with a comprehensive suite of payment processing solutions, Forte joined forces this year with the Madison County (Illinois) Treasurer’s Office to provide technologies that enable customers to make swift and successful payments.

This partnership allows taxpayers the flexibility to choose between using credit cards, debit cards or electronic checks. Additionally, the ability to create a scheduled payment can bring peace of mind, knowing that future taxes owed are taken care of up-front.

Taxpayers also have the option of paying all of their taxes in a single transaction by adding each item to one’s individual shopping cart – this means simplified payments and a simplified tax season.

Madison County Treasurer Kurt Prenzler, CPA, said the recent partnership is beneficial to both because it offers ease in paying taxes.

“The new system with Forte is a breeze to promote since it is so easy to implement and navigate,” Prenzler said. “It’s quick and reliable for processing transactions. It’s a new step for our office, and we are excited about sharing it with our taxpayers.”

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Allen, Texas, Forte Payment Systems offers merchants a broad range of payment solutions, including credit card and debit card processing, ACH/eCheck origination, check verification and fraud prevention. Through superior customer service and industry-leading technology, Forte is dedicated to helping organizations of all sizes grow and prosper by reducing transaction costs, mitigating risk, and increasing efficiencies. Visit for additional information.

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