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Collection of 2016 Manatee County property taxes begins November 2  (Published 11-01-2016)

BRADENTON – The collection of 2016 property taxes will begin on November 2, when 166,401 annual property tax bills and informational notices are scheduled to be mailed by the Manatee County Tax Collector's office. The Manatee County Property Appraiser's office valued the 2016 tax assessment roll at $30,564,839,361­­­­­ and the total taxes to be collected for 2016 is $581,421,935.42.

The 4% discount period has been extended for annual tax payments that are received or postmarked by December 1.

Taxes may be paid online at If your tax bill is not received by November 15, simply access to print a duplicate bill, pay current and delinquent taxes, and print receipts for tax years 1998 through 2016.

Informational notices are sent to taxpayers whose tax bill was requested by their mortgage company or escrow agent. A tax bill will not be mailed, and no tax is due, if the gross tax is less than $15.

A total of 4,951 Third Quarter Installment bills will be mailed November 30. To pay next year's taxes in quarterly installments, apply at by April 30, 2017.

Unpaid 2016 taxes will become delinquent April 1, 2017.

The property appraiser establishes the taxable value and exemptions of the property. The Board of County Commissioners, school board, city councils/commissions, and taxing authorities set the tax millage rates. The tax collector serves as the collection agent for all taxing authorities and distributes the funds. For questions about exemptions and changes of ownership or address, visit the property appraiser's website,, or contact that office at (941) 748-8208.

The mission of the Manatee County Tax Collector's Office is to perform our duties with integrity and respect, focusing on innovation and serving with excellence.
Manatee County Tax Collector is a 2011 Governor's Sterling Award Recipient

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