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FAQs

What are the properties I pay tax for?

Pay Online and Account Searches for Property Taxes: Real Estate Property Tangible Personal Property

How much is the convenience fee for paying property taxes with a credit card?

Online customers may use their Visa, Master Card, Discover or American Express to facilitate online property tax payments.2.5% ($2 min.) is the Convenience Fee.

What is the penalty if i don't pay them in time?

Unpaid Tangible Personal Property taxes become delinquent on April 1st of the year following assessment. Within 45 days after the personal property taxes become delinquent, the Tax Collector shall advertise a list of the names of delinquent personal property taxpayers and the amount of tax due by each. Tax warrants are then issued in May on all unpaid tangible personal property taxes. After July 1st, the Tax Collector appears before the Circuit Court for an order directing levy and seizure of the property for the amount of unpaid taxes and costs. When a tax payment is mailed and has a postmark that indicates the tax payment is delinquent, then the date the payment is received shall determine the payment that is due, including interest, costs, as well as actions to be taken, such as the issuance of a tax certificate or a tax warrant.

Can i make partial payment?

Chapter 197.374 Florida Statute allows a taxpayer to make partial payments of the current year taxes. If a taxpayer enters into an agreement with the Tax Collector they agree to pay an additional $10.00 processing fee per payment, forfeit any discounts, maintain a record of the remaining balance due and make final payment of all taxes by March 31 of year following property tax assessment to avoid a tax certificate being sold (tax lien) on the property. Note: Property tax assessments are made on January 1 each year by the Property Appraiser. In order to make partial payments regarding a current Polk County Property Tax Bill, the taxpayer must complete, initial where indicated and sign the required sworn statement for each applicable property tax account. Once completed, the sworn statement should be submitted to the Polk County Tax Collector's Office with the tax payer's first partial payment.

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