Property Tax Payment

If your Palm Beach County property taxes are escrowed and paid by your mortgage company, our office expects to receive those payments by November 30, 2022, and will post them to your account as soon as possible.  Please allow our office 3-5 business days to process those payments before you contact our office to verify payment.  Should you have questions about those payments, please contact your mortgage lender directly for payment status.

We greatly appreciate your patience as our staff works diligently to post payments as quickly as possible.

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Installment Payment Plan

We offer a quarterly Installment Payment Plan to make paying real estate and tangible personal property taxes easier on your budget. The plan divides your taxes into four installments: June/July, September, December and March. Pay quarterly and receive a discount slightly under 4%.

The 2021 Installment Payment Plan enrollment is now closed.  Enrollment for the 2022 Installment Payment Plan will be available after November 1, 2021.

First Time Applicants Important Note: Completed applications are due each year by April 30 for the following year’s tax payments. You are officially enrolled in the plan when the first payment is made in June, or July. If this payment is not received, you will be removed in the Installment Payment Plan.

Current Plan Participant Important Note: You do not need to reapply. Plan participation is automatically renewed by making the June/July payment.

Installment Payment Plan FAQs

How is my payment calculated?

A taxpayer who uses the installment method pays an estimated tax equal to the actual taxes for the preceding year. The payment schedule is:

  • 1st Installment – Due July 31 – If paid by June 30 – 1/4 the total estimated taxes discounted 6%. If paid by July 31 – 1/4 the total estimated taxes, no discount
  • 2nd Installment – Due Sep. 30 – 1/4 the total estimated taxes discounted 4.5%
  • 3rd Installment – Due Dec. 31 – 1/2 the remaining balance after June and September payments are applied discounted 3%
  • 4th Installment – Due Mar. 31 – 1/2 the remaining balance after June, September, and December payments are applied
What if I miss a payment?

If you miss the June/July payment, you will be removed from the Installment Payment Plan. Property taxes will be due in one lump sum beginning Nov 1 and payable through Mar 31.

If you miss the September payment, this payment becomes due with the December installment. The same is true if you miss the December payment, this payment becomes due with the March installment.

Any amount remaining unpaid on April 1 becomes delinquent.

How do I stop participation in the Installment Payment Plan?

Cancelling participation in the Installment Payment Plan is easy. Simply, do not make the first installment payment due in June/July. Once this is done you will not receive any additional installment payment bills. Property taxes will be due in one lump sum beginning Nov 1 and payable through Mar 31.