Pay Property Taxes
Tax notices containing the Ad valorem and Non-Ad valorem assessments are mailed out in November of each year. If you pay by the installment payment method, your tax notices are mailed out quarterly in June, September, December and March. Taxes are considered delinquent if not paid by April 1 of the following year.
The following discounts are applied for early payment:
- 4% discount if paid in November
- 3% discount if paid in December
- 2% discount if paid in January
- 1% discount if paid in February
- No discount if paid in March
Online and in person payments can be made with a credit card. If paying by credit card, a convenience fee of 2.75% is assessed by the processing vendor. There is no fee for paying by e-check online.
You may also pay:
- In any of our office locations.
- By wire transfer.
- By phone at (863) 402-6685.
Unpaid Real Estate Taxes
Taxes become delinquent on April 1 of each year, at which time a 3% penalty is added to the taxes due.
All unpaid real estate taxes as of May 1 are advertised in a local newspaper and the advertising and collection costs are added to the taxes due.
All unpaid real estate taxes as of June 1 are subject to the Tax Certificate Sale held on June 1 each year. The costs of this sale are also added to the taxes due.
Unpaid Tangible Personal Property Taxes
Taxes become delinquent on April 1 of each year, at which time a 1.5% penalty per month is added to the taxes due.
If taxes are not paid, warrants are issued prior to April 30 of the next year on all unpaid tangible personal property taxes. Additional penalties, interest, and advertising costs are added to the taxes due.