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Downtown Sarasota
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
Mid-County
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
Venice
   Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30-5:00, Fri 8:30-5:30
North Port
   Hours: Wed 8:30-4:30
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May 31st Deadline to Pay Real Estate Taxes

If your 2017 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 Thursday, 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 Tuesday, May 22nd at 4:00 pm EDT. You can also download the list of 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 for more information.

Did You Know?

We have a new location! The Mid-County Service Center opened April 30th at 6100 Sawyer Loop Road in Sarasota, west of I-75, south of Clark Road. Driver's license road tests are available only at this office. To find the new office, visit the Locations page. To make a road test appointment, click here.

We look forward to serving you at the new office!