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All mailed-in and dropped-off property tax payments are processed within five business days from the day the processing department receives the payment/check. Please take into consideration transit and delivery time of three to five days from our branches to our processing department.
For payment of current taxes by mail, we honor the postmark. Payments not postmarked by the mail carrier service by the last day of the discount period will be returned. For self-metered mail, we must receive payment by a date consistent with standard delivery time. For discount period due dates, see our property tax discount periods page.
For payment of delinquent taxes by any method (i.e., mail, website, or in person), we must receive payment by the last business day of the month in which payment is made. We do not honor the postmark for delinquent taxes.
Any business or individual may print any tax payment receipt from our property tax website, or the cancelled check can serve as the receipt. We do not mail receipts for dropped-off or mailed payments, even if provided with a postage-paid return envelope. The date the payment is received will be reflected in the system.
Manatee County property tax information is available to you on our property tax website. You can pay your property taxes, print receipts, print duplicate bills, and view property tax history. To ensure the accuracy of the information provided, our office does not quote property tax payoffs or confirm the payment status by telephone.