Discount Periods

The property tax year runs from January 1 to December 31 each year. Annual property tax notices are mailed by November 1 every year. Florida law allows certain discounts for early payment, beginning in November. The following discounts apply for early payment:

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The amount due in March is the gross tax amount and reflects no discount. Taxes become delinquent on April 1, at which time interest and other applicable costs are added to the gross tax amount.  Taxes become delinquent on April 1, at which time interest and other applicable costs are added to the gross tax amount.

When a discount period ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the discount period is extended to the next working day if payment is delivered to a Tax Collector office on the extended date. The Tax Collector’s office accepts payments many different ways, and the chart below contains information on acceptable dates for payments when the discount period ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.

Click the link below for discount deadline information based on how you choose to make payment.

2020 Discount Deadlines by Payment Type

  • 2020 Delinquency Period Before Tax Certificate Sale: April 1 through May 28, 2021 (Internet payments will be accepted for real estate taxes until 4:30 p.m. EST on May 28, 2021). Taxes become delinquent on April 1, at which time interest and other applicable costs are added to the gross tax amount.
  • 2020 Tax Certificate Sale: June 1, 2021