Date Taxes Become Due
Taxes become due and payable to the Collector on November 1st with a discount of 4% if paid in November, 3% in December, 2% in January and 1% in February. Taxes become delinquent April 1st. Taxes are levied on a calendar-year basis, being paid in arrears for the period January 1st - December 31st.
For more information on Taxes, please visit the web site of the HIGHLANDS COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR.
In accordance with Section 195.087, Florida Statutes, the Property Appraiser must submit a budget for the upcoming fiscal year (October 1 to September 30) to the Florida Department of Revenue by June 1st. This process is performed each year.
The budget is divided into four (4) general categories:
Section 195.087, Florida Statutes requires each Property Appraiser to post their final approved budget on their website within 30 days after adoption.
Property Appraiser's Approved 2023-2024 Budget
The 2023 Assessment Rolls for Real and Tangible Property, Certifications were completed on October 2nd, 2023. Certificate to Roll Forms
Due to the Dual roll certification process, the final certifications of the 2023 Assessments Rolls will be completed after any VAB hearings are concluded.