2021 Holidays and Important Dates

January 2021

  • Offices closed Friday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.
  • Offices closed Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • Allows a 2% discount on the payment of property taxes if paid by January 31.
  • Apply for property tax exemption in the Property Appraiser’s Office through March 1. Exemptions include homestead, widow, and disability, etc. Check with the Property Appraiser’s Office for all exemptions by calling 727-464-3294 or visit their website at pcpao.org
  • 1099-INT forms mailed to certificate buyers.
  • File tangible tax returns through April 1 in the Property Appraiser’s Office.

February 2021

  • Offices closed for training Monday, February 15, Presidents’ Day.
  • Allows a 1% discount for payment of property taxes if paid by February 28.
  • Cancellation letters are sent to all certificate owners who hold certificates that will cancel on June 1 of the current year.
  • Fourth quarterly installment bills mailed last business day of the month.
  • Warning letters for unpaid tax certificates are mailed on the last business day of February.

March 2021

  • Gross amount of property taxes due by March 31.   Taxes become delinquent on April 1, at which time interest and other applicable costs are added to the gross tax amount.
  • Fourth quarterly installment payments are due.
  • Tax reminder notices are mailed.
  • March 31 is the deadline for filing homestead tax deferral applications with the Tax Collector’s office.

April 2021

  • Taxes become delinquent on April 1. Real property taxes interest accrues at 3%.  Taxes become delinquent on April 1, 2020, at which time interest and other applicable costs are added to the gross tax amount.
  • Delinquent tangible personal property taxes interest accrues at 1.5% per month plus advertising costs.
  • Tax Collector advertises delinquent personal property accounts.
  • Reminder notices are mailed out to all installment payment customers with unpaid accounts.
  • Property tax installment applications are due to the Tax Collector on or before April 30.

May 2021

  • Tax warrant processing on delinquent tangible personal property taxes begins May 1.
  • A list of delinquent real estate taxpayers is advertised in the newspaper for three consecutive weeks. The cost of advertising is added to the delinquent tax bill on May 1. Payment of real estate taxes received after April 1 must be in the form of cash or certified funds.
  • Offices closed Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day.
  • First quarterly installment bills mailed last business day of the month.
  • Last day to pay property taxes before the certificate sale is May 28.

June 2021

  • Renew all company-owned vessels and vehicles, company-owned trucks 5,000 lbs. and under, and some lease vehicles.
  • Half-year heavy truck registrations expire May 31 with a grace period to midnight, June 30 applies to all company vehicles.
  • First quarterly installment payment is due.
  • Delinquent personal property certified mailing announcing court date for those who have unpaid accounts.
  • Tax certificate sale of delinquent real estate taxes will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

July 2021

  • Offices closed Monday, July 5  for Independence Day.
  • Delinquent real estate tax notices are mailed.
  • Delinquent personal property certified mailing announcing court date for those who have unpaid accounts.

August 2021

  • Property Appraiser mails out Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices.
  • File complaints about property assessments to the Value Adjustment Board.
  • Hearing in Circuit Court to ratify and confirm the issuance of delinquent personal property tax warrants.
  • Second quarterly installment bills mailed last business day of the month

September 2021

  • Tax certificates struck to Pinellas County at the annual tax certificate sale are available for purchase on the first business day of September.
  • Offices closed Monday, September 6 for Labor Day.
  • Second quarterly installment payment is due.

October 2021

  • Tax bills are mailed last business day of the month.

November 2021

  • Offices closed Thursday, November 11 for Veterans Day.
  • Offices closed Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for Thanksgiving.
  • Pay real estate and tangible personal property taxes; allows a 4% discount if paid by November 30.
  • Begin accepting installment payment applications for next year’s taxes.
  • Homestead tax deferral applications are available for the current tax year.
  • Third quarterly installment bills mailed last business day of the month.

December 2021

  • Allows a 3% discount on the payment of property taxes if paid by December 31.
  • Renew trucks over 5,000 lbs., truck trailers, semi-trailers, and nine-passenger (or more) leased vehicles.
  • Renew window stickers for mobile homes that are in rental parks.
  • Annual mass mailing of tourist development tax returns.
  • Third quarterly installment payment is due.
  • Offices closed Friday, December 24 for Christmas.
  • Offices closed Friday, December 31, 2022, for New Year’s Day.