Tax Collector's Office
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Miami-Dade County Tax Collector
The Tax Collector is part of Miami-Dade County's Finance Department. We collect current and delinquent real and personal property taxes, special assessments for all local taxing authorities, local business tax receipts and convention and tourist taxes. We act on behalf of the State of Florida to issue automobile, boat, hunting and fishing licenses.
Property Tax News
2017 1st Quarter Tax Bills
This serves to notify that approximately 21,759 1st Quarter installment tax notices were mailed on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Payment must be received in our office by the deadline of Friday, June 30, 2017. Postmarks will be honored.
2016 Delinquent Taxes
Taxes become delinquent on April 1, 2017. Delinquent taxes must be received in our office by May 31, 2017. Postmarks will not be honored for delinquent taxes. Acceptable Forms of Payment for Delinquent Taxes: Cashier's Check, Money Order, and Cash Payments (Accepted in Public Service Office).
If paying delinquent taxes (2016 and prior) by mail, acceptable forms of payment are: Cashier’s Check, Certified Funds or Money Order.
If paying delinquent taxes (2016 and prior) in person, acceptable forms of payment are: Cashier’s Check, Certified Funds, Money Order, or Cash.
Paying in Person
For your convenience, our office is open from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the following location:
Miami-Dade Tax Collector
200 NW 2 Avenue
Miami, FL 33128
Cash payments are accepted at this location. In cases where customers are paying $10,000 or more in cash or money order, a Social Security card is required. Credit cards and debit cards are not accepted.
Paying by E-Checking
Funds must be available for immediate withdrawal for e-checking from a regular checking account. If your payment was cancelled, you will be unable to submit your payment through e-checking. Instead, you must submit your payment by mail or in person at our public service office. In cases where a certificate is issued or an account is in Bankruptcy/Litigation, the payment button is disabled, therefore, disallowing the taxpayer to pay taxes.
Paying by Credit Card
Credit card payments can be made by Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. A non-refundable convenience fee of 2.31% of the tax amount will be applied to each credit card transaction. In cases where a certificate is issued or an account is in Bankruptcy/Litigation, the payment button is disabled, therefore, disallowing the taxpayer to pay taxes. Debit cards are not accepted.
VAB Petitioners Required to Pay 75% of Tax Payment on or before March 31, 2017
Property owners who file a petition challenging the assessment of their property before the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) must pay, on or before March 31, 2017, at least 75% of the petitioned property’s assessed Ad Valorem Taxes (taxes based on the assessed value of the property) and 100% of the property’s assessed Non-Ad Valorem Assessments (which are for services based on the cost allocated to a property, such as solid waste, lighting, or library assessments). The failure to make this minimum payment, on or before March 31, 2017, will result in the denial of the property owner’s VAB petition.
The VAB will issue this denial for non-payment even if the property owner’s petition has been heard by the VAB before March 31, 2017 and the VAB has agreed to reduce the property’s assessment. In such cases, and pursuant to Florida law, the VAB will cancel its decision reducing the property’s assessment, and the Property Appraiser’s preliminary assessment will be reinstated.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Tue Jun 6, 2017 1:47:50 PM
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