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Payment policy

Reviewing this policy before you start your transaction will help ensure you successfully complete your transaction.

  • All payments must be payable to Ken Burton Jr., Tax Collector.
  • We do not accept "starter" checks.
  • To ensure the best service for all customers waiting to process transactions in person, we allow the following coin payment methods:
    • Unrolled nickels, dimes, and quarters – only if the total amount of these coins is ten dollars or less
    • Unrolled pennies – only for an amount that makes exact change up to one dollar
    • Rolled pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters – only if:
      • The rolls are full
      • You provide legal photo identification
      • You write your name and phone number on each roll
First Manatee South County Tag Agency, which is privately owned and is not a Manatee County Tax Collector office, may have a different payment policy. For details, contact that agency by phone at (941) 782-6050 or read our First Manatee South County Tag Agency FAQ.

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Accepted payment methods

Payment location Transaction type Accepted payment methods
Online Property tax e-check
Visa
MasterCard
Discover
Online Vehicle, boat, mobile home, parking permit, driver license, and ID card Visa
MasterCard
American Express
Mail All transaction types except for delinquent tax Personal or business check
Cashier's check
Certified check
Money order
Attorney check
Title company check
Escrow or trust check
Mail Delinquent tax Cashier's check
Certified check
Money order
Attorney check
Title company check
Escrow or trust check
In person All transaction types except for delinquent tax Cash
Debit card (PIN required)
Personal or business check
Cashier's check
Certified check
Money order
Attorney check
Title company check
Escrow or trust check
In person Delinquent tax Cash
Debit card (PIN required)
Cashier's check
Certified check
Money order
Attorney check
Title company check
Escrow or trust check
If you wish to pay your property taxes by wire transfer, please complete our wiring instructions request form.

First Manatee South County Tag Agency, which is privately owned and is not a Manatee County Tax Collector office, does not offer all of the above payment methods. For details, read our First Manatee South County Tag Agency FAQ.

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