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1% PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DISCOUNT DEADLINE APPROACHES


1% PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DISCOUNT DEADLINE APPROACHES


02/01/05 - BARTOW

Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector, reminds property owners that property tax payments are now due and that Monday, February 28th is the last day to qualify for a 1% discount on early payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.

To qualify for the 1% discount please note:
  • All property tax payments conducted over the internet at www.polktaxes.com must be entered on or before February 28th to qualify for the 1% discount.
  • Property tax payments that are mailed-in must be postmarked on or before February 28th to qualify for the 1% discount. Payments should be mailed to PO Box 1189, Bartow, FL 33831-1189.
  • Taxpayers who walk-in their property tax payments can do so during regular business hours before 5:00 PM on Monday, February 28th to receive the 1% discount. Walk-in payments are accepted at the Tax Collector's Bartow Main Branch Office, located at 430 E. Main Street; Lakeland Branch Office in the Polk County Government Center at 930 E. Parker Street, Room 261; and, the Haines City Branch Office, located at 74 Maxcy Plaza Circle. For customer convenience, tax payments may also be placed in a DROP BOX provided inside the Winter Haven Tag Agency, located at 300 Avenue M, NW or at the Lake Wales Branch Office, which is closed due to storm damage, 658 Highway 60, W.; . For maps to these locations or other information related to your property taxes, please visit the Tax Collector's web site (www.polktaxes.com). Also note: If paying in person, please bring both parts of your property tax bill or notice form(s).

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