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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.