FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2015
Brenna Haggar, Manager of Public Affairs
Reminder to mail delinquent property tax payments early to avoid tax certificate sale
CLEARWATER, FLORIDA, MAY 18, 2015 – Pinellas County Tax Collector, Diane Nelson, highly recommends that anyone intending to pay 2014 delinquent property taxes by mail should postmark their payments no later than this Friday, May 22nd, to avoid tax certificate sale.
According to recent news articles about the United States Postal Service’s revision to its first-class mail service standards, mail in the Tampa Bay area can now take between three and five business days to reach its destination.
The Pinellas County property tax certificate sale for 2014 delinquent taxes will be held Saturday, May 30, 2015. All payments must be received by the Pinellas County Tax Collector’s office no later than 5 PM on Friday, May 29, 2015 to avoid being sold.
Property tax payments may also be made online at www.taxcollect.com or in person at any one of seven Pinellas County Tax Collector office locations. For more information, visit www.taxcollect.com or call 727-464-7777.
ABOUT THE PINELLAS COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR¹S OFFICE: The Pinellas County Tax Collector¹s Office is a constitutionally elected office. Responsibilities include collecting and distributing state and local taxes and providing driver license and motor vehicle registration services to Pinellas County residents. The Office received the 2013 Governor¹s Sterling Award for performance excellence. For more information visit www.taxcollect.com/newsroom.
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