CLEVELAND, Jan 6, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
U.S. Bank and the Cuyahoga County treasurer's office have partnered to provide
the residents of Cuyahoga County a more convenient method for making County
payments. The system allows real estate tax payments to be made via the Internet
to Jim Rokakis, Cuyahoga County treasurer.
Using the U.S. Bank E-Payment Service, residents of Cuyahoga County, Ohio can
pay their real estate property taxes online directly through the Cuyahoga County
Web site at www.cuyahoga.oh.us. U.S. Bank has served as the custodian of
securities in the Cuyahoga County portfolio for the past four years.
"We have enjoyed a successful relationship with U.S. Bank for more than four
years and are very excited about our expanded partnership," said Rokakis. "The
E-Payment Service is one more way the treasurer's office is making it more
convenient for the residents of our county to make their payments to us."
After receiving and reviewing their bills, residents will have the ability to
sign onto the Cuyahoga County Web site and select a 'payment' option. Residents
will then provide specific information about the type of payment they are making
and submit their payment direct to the County electronically, without the need
to write a check and mail it to the county offices. This electronic payment
option is all done in a safe, secure Internet environment, and without the need
to leave their homes.
According to Caren Galloway, vice president and regional manager for U.S. Bank
Government Banking, "The U.S. Bank E-Payment Service is a one of the newest
forms of electronic payment applications available to business organizations.
The decision by Cuyahoga County to employ this program, and the efficiencies
that it creates for the county, signifies a win-win for both the county and its
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) is the 8th largest financial services holding company in
the United States. The company operates 2,201 banking offices and 4,506 ATMs,
and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and
institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service Guarantee which
assures customers of certain key banking benefits and services or customers will
be paid for their inconvenience. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Karen Greenwood, 612-303-0731
Customize your Business Wire news & multimedia to match your needs.
Get breaking news from companies and organizations worldwide.
Logon for FREE today at www.BusinessWire.com.
Copyright (C) 2004 Business Wire. All rights reserved.
SOURCE: U.S. Bank