APPLICATION FOR INSTALLMENT PAYMENT
DR-534
R. 04/16
OF PROPERTY TAXES
Rule 12D-16.002
F.A.C.
Eff. 04/16
Section 197.222, Florida Statutes
Section 197.222, F.S., allows a taxpayer to prepay property taxes by an installment payment method. A taxpayer who
chooses to pay taxes by the installment method will make quarterly payments based on an estimated tax equal to the
actual taxes levied on the property in the prior year. Under Florida law, your estimated taxes must be more than $100 for
each tax notice to qualify. You confirm your participation in the plan when the tax collector receives and applies your first
installment payment.
Installment Payment
Year Taxes
Discount
If Not Paid
First Installment
One-quarter of the total
6% for payments applied or
The account is removed
Due June 30
estimated taxes and
postmarked by June 30
from the installment plan.*
assessments based on the
previous year
*You will receive a tax notice for the entire amount due around November 1. You must reapply by the following April 30 in order to
participate in the installment plan for future years. The tax collector may accept payment in July, however an additional 5% penalty is
included and results in loss of discount.
Second Installment
One-quarter of the total
4.5% for payments applied
Added to the next installment
Due September 30
estimated taxes and
or postmarked by
due in December and results
assessments based on the
September 30
in the loss of discount
previous year
Third Installment
One-quarter of the total
3% for payments applied or
Added to the next installment
Due December 31
estimated taxes and
postmarked by December 31
due in March and results in
assessments plus one-half
the loss of discount
of any adjusted tax amount
Fourth Installment
One-quarter of the total
No discount. Payment must
Unpaid installments are
Due March 31
estimated taxes and
be applied or postmarked by
delinquent April 1*
assessments plus one-half
March 31
of the adjusted tax amount
*If the taxpayer does not pay the fourth installment, the tax collector may issue a tax certificate on real property or a tax warrant on
tangible personal property.
To pay property taxes by installment, complete the form below and return this application to your county tax collector by
April 30. The tax collector will mail your first notice of payment due, with instructions. If you have not received your first
notice by June 15, contact your county tax collector's office.
County Tax Collector
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
Website:
(Keep this portion for your records)
(Return this portion to the tax collector’s office)
APPLICATION FOR INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES
TO BE COMPLETED BY THE TAXPAYER
Tax Year
County
Type of Account
Real Estate
Tangible
Parcel ID # or
Name
Account #
Mailing address
City, State, ZIP
Area code/Phone
Email address
Signature
____________________________________
Date signed
APPLICATION FOR INSTALLMENT PAYMENT
DR-534
R. 04/16
OF PROPERTY TAXES
Rule 12D-16.002
F.A.C.
Eff. 04/16
Section 197.222, Florida Statutes
Section 197.222, F.S., allows a taxpayer to prepay property taxes by an installment payment method. A taxpayer who
chooses to pay taxes by the installment method will make quarterly payments based on an estimated tax equal to the
actual taxes levied on the property in the prior year. Under Florida law, your estimated taxes must be more than $100 for
each tax notice to qualify. You confirm your participation in the plan when the tax collector receives and applies your first
installment payment.
Installment Payment
Year Taxes
Discount
If Not Paid
First Installment
One-quarter of the total
6% for payments applied or
The account is removed
Due June 30
estimated taxes and
postmarked by June 30
from the installment plan.*
assessments based on the
previous year
*You will receive a tax notice for the entire amount due around November 1. You must reapply by the following April 30 in order to
participate in the installment plan for future years. The tax collector may accept payment in July, however an additional 5% penalty is
included and results in loss of discount.
Second Installment
One-quarter of the total
4.5% for payments applied
Added to the next installment
Due September 30
estimated taxes and
or postmarked by
due in December and results
assessments based on the
September 30
in the loss of discount
previous year
Third Installment
One-quarter of the total
3% for payments applied or
Added to the next installment
Due December 31
estimated taxes and
postmarked by December 31
due in March and results in
assessments plus one-half
the loss of discount
of any adjusted tax amount
Fourth Installment
One-quarter of the total
No discount. Payment must
Unpaid installments are
Due March 31
estimated taxes and
be applied or postmarked by
delinquent April 1*
assessments plus one-half
March 31
of the adjusted tax amount
*If the taxpayer does not pay the fourth installment, the tax collector may issue a tax certificate on real property or a tax warrant on
tangible personal property.
To pay property taxes by installment, complete the form below and return this application to your county tax collector by
April 30. The tax collector will mail your first notice of payment due, with instructions. If you have not received your first
notice by June 15, contact your county tax collector's office.
County Tax Collector
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Fax:
Email:
Website:
(Keep this portion for your records)
(Return this portion to the tax collector’s office)
APPLICATION FOR INSTALLMENT PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES
TO BE COMPLETED BY THE TAXPAYER
Tax Year
County
Type of Account
Real Estate
Tangible
Parcel ID # or
Name
Account #
Mailing address
City, State, ZIP
Area code/Phone
Email address
Signature
____________________________________
Date signed
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