Tax Office Locations

Linda Myers

Putnam County Tax Collector

In Florida, Tax Collectors are independent constitutional officers duly elected from their counties of residence by their fellow citizens and taxpayers.

Online Appointments

You must make an appointment for a Driving Test.

Contact Information

312 Oak Street
Palatka, FL 32177
386-329-0282
(Hitchcock's Shopping Center)
1114 State Rd 20 Suite 2, Interlachen, FL 32148
386-329-0282
115 North Summit Street
Crescent City, FL 32112
386-329-0282

Tax Certificate Sales and TDA

Bid online, advertised parcel lists & certificate downloads

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Tag Express Renewals can be picked up at the Palatka Office.
Happy Birthday February Babies-Drivers License expires on your birthday* Best time to renew 8:30 am – 11:30 am & 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

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General Monthly Events

  • 2% discount applies to current real property and tangible personal property tax payments postmarked on or before January 31st
  • Business owners need to file their Tangible Personal Property Return (form DR-405) with the Property Appraisers Office
  • Exemptions applications for Real Property should be filed with the Property Appraisers Office

Tax Collector Offices will be closed Wednesday, January 1st in observance of New Years Day
Tax Collector Offices will be closed Monday, January 22th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1% discount applies to current real property and tangible personal property tax payments postmarked before end of February.

Tax Collector Office will be closed Monday, February 17th for In-Service Training

  • Real Property and Tangible Personal Property taxes are due by March 31st
  • Fourth (4th) installment plan payment is due by March 31st
  • Kids Tag Art Reception March 10th Florida School of the Arts

  • Real Property and Tangible Personal Property Taxes are now delinquent
  • Reminder notices are mailed to taxpayers who’s taxes are still outstanding
  • 3% penalty and advertising fee applies to unpaid real property taxes
  • Unpaid tangible personal property accounts begin accruing interest at a rate of 1 ½ % per month
  • Any tax payer wishing to participate in the installment plan must turn their application in by April 30th (if you are currently on the installment plan there is no need to re-apply)

License-Free Fishing Days for Florida Residents
** Freshwater - April 4th and 5th, 2020**
Tax Collector Office will be closed Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Friday

  • Properties with past due taxes are advertised in the news paper
  • The tax certificate sale website is open for research and bids

Tax Collector Offices will be closed Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day

• 1st payment of the installment plan is due by June 30th
• Tax warrants are issued on unpaid Tangible Personal Property accounts
• The annual tax certificate sale is held June 1st

License-Free Fishing Days for Florida Residents
** Saltwater - June 6 and 7 , 2020**
**Freshwater - June 13 and 14, 2020**

• New County Held Certificates available for purchase online at putnamtaxsale.com
• Tax Collector Offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day

• The Florida Sales Tax Holiday

• 2nd installment payment is due by September 30th
• License-Free Fishing Days for Florida Residents
** Saltwater - September 5, 2020**
Tax Collector Offices will be closed Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day

Tax Collector Offices will be closed Monday, October 12th for In-Service Training

• 4% discount applies to current real property and tangible personal property tax payments postmarked on or before November 30th

Tax Collector Offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day
Tax Collector Offices will be closed Thursday November 26th and Friday November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving
License-Free Fishing Days for Florida Residents
**Saltwater - November 30, 2020**

• 3% discount applies to current real property and tangible personal property taxes if postmarked on or before December 31st
• Third (3rd) installment payment is due by December 31st
• Heavy Vehicles (over 5000lb) Expire on December 31st
• Mobile Home Decal registration Expire on December 31st

Tax Collector Offices will be closed Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th in observance of Christmas Holidays

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Putnam County Tax Collector