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Property Tax
My property tax bill is too high; why is the Tax Collector charging me so much?
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The Tax Collector has no involvement in determining the amount of the bill; he serves only as the collection agent. The Manatee County Property Appraiser assesses the value of the property and the millage rate is determined by the various taxing authorities.

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