Sarasota County Tax Collector - Barbara Ford-Coates - Exceptional Staff Exceptional Service
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Mailing Address: 101 S. Washington Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34236-6993.

Payment Information: When sending a payment, make your check payable to Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates

Phone: 941.861.8300 (available Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00 ET)

  • Press 1 for Hours and Locations
  • Press 2 for Hunting & Fishing Licenses and Motorist Services (Decals for Manufactured Homes, Motorcycles, Vehicles, Vessels; Disabled Parking Permit; Driver's License; Registrations and Titles)
  • Press 3 for Tax Services (Business, Property, Tangible, Tourist)

Toll Free from Manatee County: 941.951.5000, press 2


  • Administration: 941.861.8338
  • Processing/Tax Services: 941.861.8319
  • Disabled Parking Permits: 941.861.8354