Frequently asked questions from County of Greene

How do I avoid paying late fees?

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Be sure that your payment is postmarked no later than December 31st. Payments postmarked after December 31st will be returned unprocessed unless late fees are included. Please keep in mind that if you put your payment in a mailbox after the last pick-up time has passed, your payment will not be postmarked on time.

I mailed my payment, but I haven't gotten my receipt. Did you receive my payment?

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If you are anxious to receive your receipt, please mail your payment no later than December 1st. After that date, the volume of mail the Greene County Collector office receives is so large that it can take up to two weeks to process your payment.

What forms of payment do you accept?

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You can pay online with checking account information with no bank fee. You can pay with a credit or debit card, but there is a bank fee. The fee for debit cards is 1.50% and the fee for credit cards is 2.15%. 

You can pay in person at the Greene County Collector's office with cash, check, credit/debit card.  The bank fees do apply to in person credit and debit card transactions. You do need to bring your photo id to pay with credit or debit cards. 

My Missouri license plates expire in just a few days. Will I receive my renewal stickers in time if I renew online?

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You can renew your license plates online up to the last day before your vehicle registration expires. At the end of your online transaction, you can print a temporary vehicle registration receipt that is valid for up to 30 days or upon receipt of your plates/tabs in the mail. This receipt must be carried in your vehicle, so you can present it to law enforcement upon request.

I received my renewal notice for my license plate registration in the mail and would like to renew my plates online. Where is my personal identification number (PIN)?

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If you are eligible for online license plate renewal, you will find your PIN on the located in the RENEW ONLINE box as shown below:

Renewal Notice

Please note that not all Missouri residents are eligible for Internet registration renewals. If you do not have a PIN, you are not eligible at this time.

Who can register to vote in Missouri?

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You will need to meet the following requirements to register to vote: 

  • 17 ½ years of age to register, 18 years of age to vote
  • US Citizen
  • Missouri Resident

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

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The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell.

Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who get COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness.

People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.

Where can I find more information about all the cases in the US?

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You can find a detailed map with the spread of the cases here:

What should I do if I am sick?

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If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.

You can read more about what the CDC recommends here:

Where can I find the list of the public health testing facilities for COVID-19 in the US?

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You can find here a map that all includes states and territories with one or more laboratories that have successfully verified and are currently using COVID-19 diagnostic tests. 

Who is eligible for Unemployment Benefits in the State of Missouri?

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To be eligible for unemployment benefit payments in the State of Missouri, you must:

  • have lost your job through no fault of your own OR quit for good cause related to the work or the employer.
  • Make at least $2,250—at least $1,500 during one of the calendar quarters, and at least $750 during the remainder of the base period—from an insured employer during your base period. (See chart below).
  • AND your total base period wages must be at least 1.5 times your highest quarter wages.
  • OR you must make at least 1.5 times the taxable wage base during two of the four base period quarters.

When do I receive my unemployment benefits in the Missouri?

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Benefits can be paid within 22 days after establishing a new claim or renewing an established claim, unless an issue is being investigated. Any situation that requires a determination to be made regarding your eligibility to receive benefits is called an “issue”. An issue can take on average 4-6 weeks to be completed. If an issue arises on your claim, you are given the opportunity to provide information electronically via UInteract, through mailed questionnaire or by phone. A determination will be made even if you do not provide information. 

Be sure to file a weekly request for payment each week, even if you are not yet receiving a benefit payment.  You will not receive unemployment benefits for any week that was not requested in a timely manner.

Please nota that benefits may not be paid on the same day each week.  If eligible, payments are made the following business day after the week requested is processed.  This does not include weekends or State/Federal holidays.