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Treasurer Wins Government Excellence Award

Maria Walls - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On September 30, 2015, Maria Walls, CPA, Beaufort County Treasurer, was awarded Thomson Reuters’ Office Holder of the Year award, part of Thomson Reuters Public Sector Champion Awards. Ms. Walls was selected to receive the prestigious award from among more than 1,000 Thomson Reuters government customers worldwide for her excellence in planning, leadership, and service to Beaufort County.

“During her time at the Treasurer’s Office, Ms. Walls has completely changed the culture of her office, and it has resulted in faster and more effective tax services for the citizens of Beaufort County,” said Joe Jackson, managing director of the Tax and Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. “Her achievements have been outstanding, and I congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition.”

“Our team has become a truly collaborative unit, and we’re very proud that our efforts to make the taxpaying process an easier experience have been met with praise from our community,” said Walls. “I’m honored to receive this award, and look forward to providing new and innovative ways to provide excellent service to the taxpayers of Beaufort County.”

Watch this video to learn more about the award and Ms. Walls.


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