How can you get a Discount on Your Sarasota County Property Taxes?
Sarasota County Tax Collector office just mailed out 2013 tax bills. You may want to know how to get a discount of up to 4 percent on your property taxes and save some money.
4% Discount on Sarasota County Property Taxes
The reason for the discount is to encourage property owners to pay their taxes earlier. The last day to pay and get a 4% discount is November 30, 2013. It happens that the day falls on Saturday and the Florida law extends the discount for property owners until December 2, 2013.
To ease the busiest day for the tax payments process, drive through service will be available from 8:30am – 5:00pm on December 2, 2013.
Ways to Pay Sarasota County Property Taxes
Paying in person
If the payment is postmarked by November 30, 2013 (mailing address is Sarasota Tax Collector 101 S Washington Blvd. Sarasota FL 34236)
Pay online at www.SarasotaTaxCollector.com by 11:59pm on November 30, 2013
If payment is placed in a drop box location by 5:00pm on December 2, 2013
Discounts Property Taxes Drop Box Locations
South Venice - Anderson Administration Center 4000 S Tamiami Trail, Venice FL 34293. West of the main entrance, opposite the fountain.
South Sarasota – Across from Palmer Ranch Plaza 8484 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34238 on the south side of the building in the drive through lane.
Downtown Sarasota – The Terrace Building located at the southeast corner of Washington and Ringling Blvd.
Varieties of Discounts on Property Taxes Deadlines
3 percent discount on your property taxes if payment is made before December 31, 2013
2 percent discount if payment made before January 31, 2014
1 percent discount if payment made before February 28, 2014
No discount if payment made on or after March 1, 2014
Payment methods Accepted by Sarasota County Tax Collector
You may pay by cash, check, debit card will charge $1.50 fee and credit card will charge 2.45% fee added by the payment processor. Tax Collector does not receive any of the fees.
For more information, please contact Sarasota County Tax Collector Office at 941-861-8300 or visit www.SarasotaTaxCollector.com.
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