Last chance to pay 2013 property taxes before they become delinquent
CLEARWATER, FL, MARCH 20, 2014 – Tax Collector Diane Nelson would like to remind Pinellas County property owners of the upcoming payment deadlines for 2013 property taxes. Property owners have multiple options for paying their taxes, but the deadlines vary depending on the payment method:
- Online payments via www.taxcollect.com: Due by 11:55 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014
- Mail-in payments: Must be postmarked with a date on, or prior to, Monday, March 31, 2014
- In-person and drop-box payments: Due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014
Payments received after the respective deadlines will be considered delinquent and will begin to accrue interest at 3 percent. For convenience, the tax collector’s office encourages taxpayers to pay online at www.taxcollect.com, where payments can be made through an electronic check feature that securely transfers funds directly from a bank account. Credit card payments are also accepted online.
The 2013 tax roll included 410,081 tax bills that were mailed to Pinellas County property owners at the end of October in 2013. The tax collector’s office sent reminder notices to owners with unpaid bills at the beginning of March 2014.
For more information about tax deadlines or other Pinellas County Tax Collector services, please visit www.taxcollect.com or call 727-464-7777 to speak with a customer service representative.
ABOUT THE PINELLAS COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR’S OFFICE: The Pinellas County Tax Collector’s Office is a constitutionally elected office responsible for collecting and distributing state and local taxes, and for providing driver license and motor vehicle registration services to Pinellas County residents. The Office received the 2013 Governor’s Sterling Award for performance excellence. For more information visit www.taxcollect.com.
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