Volusia County, FL Selects Grant Street Group’s Tax Collection and Billing System

March 18, 2009

Pittsburgh, PA (March 18, 2009) — After an extensive review process lasting nearly six months, Volusia County, Florida, has selected TaxSys®, Grant Street Group’s state-of-the-art, web-based tax collection and billing application, as the new revenue collection software for the County (subject to contract approval). With a population of 500,000, Volusia County is the 10th largest… Read more »

Categories: Revenue Collection

Grant Street Group and City of Baltimore Continue Online Auctions

March 2, 2009

Pittsburgh, PA (March 2, 2009) — Following a successful three-year pilot program, the City of Baltimore will continue to conduct online tax sales using www.BidBaltimore.com, a website powered by Grant Street Group (GSG). Since the site’s launch in 2006, the City has sold more than 30,000 certificates, collecting $56 million in delinquent taxes. Janice Simmons,… Read more »

Categories: Auctions

Grant Street Group Unveils New Website Design

January 19, 2009

Pittsburgh, PA (Monday, January 19, 2009) — Today Grant Street Group, the company which pioneered online auctions of fixed income securities unveiled its newly redesigned corporate website, http://www.grantstreet.com. The updated site reflects some of Grant Street Group’s fastest growing areas of business, including TaxSys®, the nation’s first web-based tax collection and billing system, which now… Read more »

Categories: Company History

Grant Street Group’s Auction Volume Exceeds $10 Trillion, 100,000 Auctions and 2,000 Issuers

September 12, 2008

Pittsburgh, PA (September 12, 2008) — Grant Street Group, the Pittsburgh-based company that pioneered internet auctions of bonds, announced today that its auction websites have exceeded $10 trillion in total volume, and hosted 100,000 auctions for 2,000 issuers. Since the first auction in November 1997, Grant Street Group has grown to become the world’s largest… Read more »

Categories: Auctions

Broward County (FL) Approves Contract for Tax Collection and Billing System

July 29, 2008

Pittsburgh, PA (July 29, 2008) — Marking the end of an exhaustive selection process lasting nearly two years, the Broward County Commissioners unanimously approved a contract with Grant Street Group to supply the County with TaxSys®, the nation’s newest web-based tax collection and billing system. Broward is the eighth Florida County to switch to TaxSys… Read more »

Categories: Revenue Collection

Grant Street Group Hosts Strong $3 Billion Auction for Freddie Mac

July 15, 2008

Pittsburgh, PA (July 15, 2008) — On Monday, July 14th, Grant Street Group hosted a successful auction for Freddie Mac on its private-label website www.freddiemacauction.com. From the Wall Street Journal: “A closely watched auction of $3 billion in Freddie’s short-term debt drew more bids than usual. The company was able to sell its three- and… Read more »

Categories: Auctions

State Law Change Allows Clerks to Sell Foreclosures and Tax Deeds over the Internet

July 9, 2008

Pittsburgh, PA (July 9, 2008)— Effective July 1, 2008, Florida Clerks of the Courts can conduct foreclosure and tax deed sales online. Governor Charlie Christ signed into law House Bill 773, sponsored by Representative Chris Dorworth, authorizing Clerks of the Courts to conduct online auctions of foreclosure and tax deed sales and to accept deposits… Read more »

Categories: Auctions

Grant Street Group Successfully Launches TaxSys® in Pinellas County, Florida

June 2, 2008

Pittsburgh, PA (June 2, 2008) — Pinellas County, Florida became the 8th county to convert to TaxSys®, Grant Street Group’s web-based tax collection and billing system. Pinellas County is the 5th largest county in Florida, with nearly one million residents. Over a period of four years, the County worked with Microsoft in an attempt to… Read more »

Categories: Revenue Collection

Grant Street Group Marks 10th Anniversary of Country’s First Internet Bond Auction

November 14, 2007

Pittsburgh, PA (November 14, 2007) — Grant Street Group, the Pittsburgh-based company that pioneered internet auctions of bonds, will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the first internet bond auction this week. At 11:30 a.m. sharp on Tuesday, November 18, 1997, the City of Pittsburgh, using Grant Street Group’s MuniAuction website and patented auction methodology,… Read more »

Categories: Auctions