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Downtown Sarasota
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
Driver’s License Office – Pompano
   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
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   Hours: Wed 8:30-4:30
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May 31st Deadline to Pay Real Estate Taxes

If your 2016 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 or paid online no later than Wednesday, May 31st.

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 or preview items for sale. Only pre-registered bidders may participate in this sale and registration must be completed by Mon., May 22nd at 4:00 p.m. EDT. You can also download a list of the tax certificates that are currently available; scroll to the "Delinquent List" section and download your preferred file format. 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?

  • Florida has over 120 specialty license plates to honor and support specific organizations. Dress up your vehicle next time you renew your registration.
  • You can report someone who may not be paying the business tax or tourist tax. Submit an anonymous referral to our Tax Tipline.