Alternate Payment Plan for Real Estate Taxes in West Palm Beach, FL


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Alternate (Installment) Payment Plan for Property Taxes
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Applications for the installment payment plan are available in the Tax Collector's office and online.? Please mail completed application to:? Palm Beach County Tax Collector, P.O. Box 3715, West Palm Beach, FL? 33402-3715.

Taxpayers may pay their property taxes in installments if the estimated tax due is more than $100.? To participate in the installment payment plan, the taxpayer must submit an application to the Tax Collector before May 1 and make the first payment no later than June 30.

The taxpayer officially enrolls in the installment payment plan by making the first payment by the June deadline.? Continued participation is required for that tax year.? Annual renewal is automatic as long as the June payment is made each year.

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

  • 1st Installment - Due by June 30:? 1/4 the total estimated taxes discounted 6%.

  • 2nd Installment - Due by September 30:? 1/4 the total estimated taxes discounted 4.5%.

  • 3rd Installment - Due by December 31:? 1/4 the total estimated taxes plus 1/2 of any adjustment for actual tax liability.

  • 4th Installment - Due by March 31:? 1/4 the total estimated taxes plus the balance of any adjustment for actual tax liability.

Delinquent installment payments must be paid in full with the next installment.? Any amount remaining unpaid on April 1 is treated as delinquent taxes



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