Welcome to our FAQ! To find answers to your questions, please use the search feature below or browse the Featured Questions and Top 20 FAQs. If a FAQ does not answer your question, you can email our office for assistance by clicking on a specific FAQ, then clicking "I need more information about this subject" at the bottom of the answer.
|Back to Search Results|
|Is there an extra fee when paying for property taxes online?
This answer has been viewed 3232 times and was last updated on 06/06/2014.
|Print this page|
Payments made by credit card are processed by a secure 3rd party payment processor, who charges a 2.5% processing fee on the grand total of all transactions. This is necessary to cover the additional fee (also called interchange fees) that financial institutions/credit card companies charge payment processors for credit card purchases. No part of the 2.5% fee is sent to or kept by the Manatee County Tax Collector's office.
To avoid the processing fee, you may pay your property taxes online by using your checking account information and electronically debiting the funds.
|Users who viewed this answer also found the following helpful:|
What methods of payment are available when paying property taxes online? What credit cards are accepted?
What is the last day I can pay 2016 property taxes online?
Why is there a processing fee for online property tax payments made by credit card?
What legal authority does the Tax Collector have to charge a processing fee for online property tax payments?
Is there a convenience fee when renewing, changing the address or requesting a duplicate registration for my car, boat or mobile home online?