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Property Tax
What is the last day I can pay delinquent 2018 real estate taxes to avoid the issuance of a tax certificate?
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Delinquent 2018 real estate tax payments made in person, online or by mail must be received by 5 PM EST on May 30, 2019 in the form of cash, cashier's check, treasurer's check, money order, debit card (subject to your bank's daily limit), certified funds or wire transfer* in order to avoid the sale of a tax certificate on May 31, 2019. 

* Wire transfers must be received in our office in time for us to be able to process the payment before 5 PM.

The cut-off for all drop-off payments is 5 PM on May 29, 2019 but customers can still pay online or wait for an associate to post their payment at 4 of our office locations* through 5 PM May 30, 2019.

A postmark is not honored on delinquent payments. Please view our Online Payment FAQ's section. Note: After the Tax Certificate Sale held on May 31, online payment will resume.

*The Driver License Office & First Manatee South County Tag Agency do not accept property tax payments.

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