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Downtown Sarasota
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
South Sarasota
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
North Port
   Hours: 2nd & 4th Wed 10:00-2:00
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May 31st Deadline to Pay Real Estate Taxes

If your 2014 tax bill is unpaid, please read for important deadlines. The annual Sarasota County Tax Certificate Sale will be held June 1st and the amount due will increase significantly on that date. In order to avoid additional charges, tax payments must be RECEIVED in our office no later than Friday, May 29th or paid online no later than Sunday, May 31st. Payment Options

Tax Certificate Sale June 1st
The annual Sarasota County Tax Certificate Sale will be held online June 1st. If you are interested in investing, you can register now. Only pre-registered bidders may participate in this sale. You can also view a list of the tax certificates that are currently available. Bidding begins at 18% per year, and each tax certificate is sold to the investor bidding the LOWEST annual interest rate. It is important to know that a tax certificate is a tax lien; there are no properties available for purchase at this sale. Click here to more information.

Did You Know?

Driver's License road testing is now a service of the Tax Collector. On May 26th, the Sarasota County Tax Collector took over the State Driver's License Office at 601 S. Pompano Avenue in Sarasota. To see location information, click here. Road test appointments are available only at this location. Appointments are required; click here for an appointment.