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PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DEADLINE APPROACHES


PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DEADLINE APPROACHES


03/01/04 - BARTOW

Joe G. Tedder, CFC, Tax Collector, reminds property owners that property tax payments are now due and that Wednesday, March 31st is the deadline to make payments of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.

Tax payments that are mailed and postmarked after March 31st are delinquent.

Tax payments that are conducted over the internet after March 31st are delinquent.

Tax payments made in person at one of the Tax Collector's office locations after 5:00 PM Wednesday, March 31st are delinquent.

Payments are mailed to: P.O. Box 1189, Bartow, FL 33831-1189.

Internet payments are conducted at: www.polktaxes.com

Property taxes may be made in person at any of the following Tax Collector Office locations:

· Main Branch Office in Bartow at 430 E. Main Street;

· Lakeland Branch Office in the Polk County Government Center at 930 E. Parker Street;

· Lake Wales Branch Office in the Polk County Government Center at 658 Highway 60, W.; and,

· Haines City Branch Office at 74 Maxcy Plaza Circle.

Tax payments may also be placed in drop boxes located inside the above listed Branch Office locations and at the Winter Haven Tag Agency, located at 300 Avenue M, NW, during regular business hours, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (excluding weekends and holidays).

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