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Collection of 2018 Manatee County property taxes begins November 5  (Published 11-05-2018)

BRADENTON – The Manatee County Tax Collector will begin collection of 2018 property taxes on November 5, when 172,257 annual property tax bills and informational notices are scheduled to be mailed. The property appraiser valued the 2018 tax assessment roll at $49,037,581,217; the total taxes to be collected by the tax collector is $702,378,954.64.

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

Taxes may be paid online at taxcollector.com. If you do not receive your tax bill by November 15, simply access taxcollector.com to print a duplicate bill, pay current and delinquent taxes, and print receipts. You can sign up to receive email alerts regarding taxes on taxcollector.com, too.

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 5,163 third quarter installment bills will be mailed November 30. To pay next year's taxes in quarterly installments, apply at taxcollector.com by April 30, 2019.

Unpaid 2018 taxes will become delinquent April 1, 2019.

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

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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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