KUA Offers New Bill Payment Option

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 26, 2008 – Doing business will soon get easier for thousands of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) customers who will be able to pay their monthly utility bills at area Amscot Financial locations, beginning July 1.

Utility payments can be made using cash or money orders. The normal $1.00 transaction fee charged by Amscot will be paid by the utility, so there is no charge to the customer for this convenience.

Payments made before 2 p.m. on business days will be posted the same day. Payments made after 2 p.m. or on weekends and holidays will be posted to the customer’s account on the next business day.

Customers will need to bring their utility account number with them to make a payment.

Amscot Financial has nine locations in Osceola County and 32 locations in Orange County. All Amscot locations are open seven days a week, including weekends and holidays. Select Amscot locations are open 24 hours a day. To find an office near you, call Amscot toll-free at 1-800-801-4444.

About Amscot Financial
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Amscot Financial (
www.amscotfinancial.com) is a leading provider of income tax preparation and electronic filing services, refund anticipation loans, check cashing services, cash advance services, money transfer services and money orders through its wholly-owned division, Amscot International Money Order Company.

About KUA
Founded in 1901, KUA (
www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central Florida counties.

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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-9836