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The Leon County Tax Collector's Office informs the public of tax obligations and available services, collects authorized taxes and fees from people and businesses in a fair and professional manner, and efficiently distributes the proceeds in accordance with law to the taxing authorities.

To be proactive in meeting the needs of our customers through superior service, innovation and technology.

The Office of Tax Collector is authorized by Florida's Constitution* as a separate entity from other county departments or agencies. The Tax Collector serves as an agent for various state and local government agencies for the collection and distribution of revenues. It is the responsibility of the Tax Collector to invest these revenues and funds, pending their timely distribution, to various state, local agencies, and taxing authorities.

A wide range of services are provided by The Tax Collector to the citizens of Leon County which include: collection of Ad Valorem taxes, Non-Ad Valorem taxes, motor vehicle and vessel registration and title applications, collection of sales tax, issuance of hunting and fishing licenses, driver licenses, birth certificates, and collection of tourist development taxes.

The Tax Collector operates as a "fee office", which means a fee or commission is earned for the services rendered. These fees and commissions are outlined in the Florida Statutes*, and established by the Florida Legislature. The annual budget must be approved by the Florida Department of Revenue*, and includes any amendments made during each fiscal year. Excess fees are remitted at the end of each fiscal year to each government agency, in the same proportion as they were paid.

* You will be redirected to outside agency website.

The Tax Collector's Office is accepting applications on an ongoing basis. Applications will be held up to three months.

To complete and print an employment application click  Get Form

Press Releases

Leon County Tax Collector Opens a New Full-service Customer Center in the Neil Kirkman Building, Headquarters of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
October 18, 2017

Apply for FLORIDA CONCEALED WEAPON/FIREARM LICENSE At the Tax Collectors Office Starting February 24, 2016
February 18, 2016

LEON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR Adds Quick Response (QR) Codes to Tax Bills.
August 25, 2015

LEON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR AWARDED “Outstanding County Treasurer” Award By The National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers & Finance Officers (NACCTFO).
July 21, 2015

CONSUMER ALERT: UNOFFICIAL THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES OFFERING ON-LINE REGISTRATION RENEWALS THAT ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE LEON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR OR FLORIDA DHSMV
May 19, 2015

Leon County Tax Collector Announces the Option to Pay Taxes and/or Registration Renewals from Your Smart Phone, Tablet or Other Mobile Device.
March 16, 2015

The Tax Collector’s Lake Jackson Customer Service Center (Located at 3840 North Monroe Street) Will Be Closed to the Public Until September 2, 2014 For Repair of Flooding Damages Caused by a Fresh Water Supply Leak.
September 26, 2014

Office of Tax Collector - Leon County Wants to Help Motorists Save Money Motor Vehicle registration costs may be lowered by up to $25 annually.
February 24, 2014

Leon County Tax Collectors Office Will Observe the Following Schedule For the Upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Day Holiday.
January 8, 2014

Office of Tax Collector - Leon County Will Observe the Following Schedule During the Upcoming Holiday Season.
December 18, 2013

Notice to all Mobile Home owners.
November 12, 2013

Leon County Tax Collector concludes term as President of the Florida Tax Collectors Association.
September 11, 2013

Leon County Tax Collector Relocates Two Full-service Customer Service Centers over the July 4th Holiday Weekend.
July 25, 2013

Leon County Tax Collector Plans to Open a New Full-service Customer Service Center on South Monroe Street Near FAMU in Late August of This Year.
June 25, 2013

Tax Collector Doris Maloy attends UMSL Public Policy Certification Program.
March 9, 2011

The Tax Collector's Administrative Office Currently Located at 315 South Calhoun Street, Suite 210 (Bank of America Annex) Will be RELOCATING at Close of Business Friday, February 1, 2013.
January 22, 2013

Storm damage causes telephone outage for Leon County Tax Collector's Office.
January 18, 2013

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