Pay your Manatee County, Florida property taxes online using this service. 


What other payment methods are available for property tax payments in Manatee County, Florida?

Cash, check, cashier's check, money order, debit card (subject to your bank's daily card limit) or certified funds.  Credit cards cannot be used in the tax collectors offices, only online payments can be paid by credit card. 

Checks submitted in payment of any transaction must be in U.S. Funds and must include: Full Name, Street Address (no PO Box), Home & Work Telephone # with area code, Driver License # and State of issuance. Starter checks are not accepted. Credit of payment is subject to check clearance. If your check is returned, it may be re-presented electronically. By submitting payment by check, you are authorizing service charges and processing fees, as permitted by F.S. 832, to be debited from the same account by paper draft or electronically, at the option of the Tax Collector.

To remit by mail, make your check payable to Ken Burton Jr., Tax Collector and send to:

PO Box 25300 Bradenton, FL 34206-5300 

For Overnight Mail, please use: 819 – 301 Blvd W Bradenton, FL 34205

What happens if i don't pay my Manatee County Property taxes?

Unpaid Manatee County property taxes become delinquent on April 1, at which time interest and additional costs are added to the gross tax.

For Real estate property taxes, the interest rate for delinquent taxes are: 

  • 3% interest for April and May (1.5% per month)
  • $6 advertising

If real estate taxes remain unpaid, Florida statutes require the tax collector to conduct an annual tax certificate sale on or before June 1 for all land on which real estate taxes are delinquent for the previous year.

For Personal property taxes, the interest rate for delinquent taxes are: 

  • 1.5% interest per month
  • $3 advertising
  • $10 collection fee

If personal property taxes remain unpaid, the tax collector is authorized to issue a warrant to levy and seize the property and to sell it at public auction to satisfy the unpaid taxes.