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Barbara Ford-Coates - Florida Tax Collector serving Sarasota County
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We are hiring & looking for enthusiastic, kind and professional individuals to join our team. To apply, see our Employment page.

Tax Services


Business Tax 
An annual business tax is required on businesses located in Sarasota County. The tax is due when a business begins operation and each year by September 30th.

Property Tax 
The property tax roll is open for collection November 1st each year and includes both real estate and tangible personal property tax.

Tourist Development Tax 
Tourist development tax is due on all properties rented for 6 months or less and is based on the rental receipts of the property; it is due on a monthly basis.

We are hiring & looking for enthusiastic, kind and professional individuals to join our team. To apply, see our Employment page.