Real Estate Tax Payments

As the result of COVID-19, and to safeguard our employees and customers, we are strongly recommending that you mail in your payment (for 2021 and prior) instead of visiting our Public Service Office to conduct any Tax Collector business transactions including paying Real Estate Taxes, Tangible Personal Property Taxes and Local Business Taxes. Please continue to follow guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and practice social distancing in public areas.

The annual Tax Bills are scheduled to be mailed out on October 29, 2021. The online payment button will be activated on November 1, at 12:00 a.m. EST (Eastern Standard Time). Only current year taxes (2021) can be paid online.

The real estate property tax notice also includes non-ad valorem assessments levied against the property for services such as solid waste, fire rescue, libraries and other special assessments.

County and municipal governments, as well as local taxing authorities (such as the School Board and South Florida Water Management District, Children's Trust), determine tax rates (also known as millage rates). The rate is multiplied against the assessed value of the property, minus exemptions, to determine the amount of taxes due.

If paying current year (2021) real estate taxes by mail, acceptable forms of payment are: personal check, cashier's check, certified funds or money order. No cash accepted. Make your payment payable to Miami Dade Tax Collector. Include your property's folio number on the cashier's check, certified funds, or money order. Postmarks accepted. On April 1, 2022, 2021 taxes become delinquent and acceptable forms of payment are cashier's check, certified funds or money order. No postmarks accepted.

If paying current year (2021) real estate taxes in person, acceptable forms of payment are: personal check, cashier's check, certified funds, money order or cash. Credit cards are not accepted at our Public Service Office. Discounts for payments made in person are based on the actual date payment is received. Due to COVID-19, the Tax Collector's Public Service Office hours of operation may be subject to change. Please visit our homepage under important messages for our office hours.

If paying delinquent (2020 and prior) real estate taxes in person, acceptable forms of payment are: cashier's check, certified funds, money order or cash. Credit cards are not accepted at our Public Service Office. Due to COVID-19, the Tax Collector's Public Service Office hours of operation may be subject to change. Please visit our homepage under important messages for our office hours. If paying delinquent real estate taxes (2020 and prior) by mail, acceptable forms of payment are cashier's check, certified funds or money order. No cash accepted. Make your check payable to Miami Dade Tax Collector. Include your property's folio number on the cashier's check, certified funds, or money order. No postmarks accepted. Postdated checks cannot be held for future date processing and will be processed as of date of receipt. Bank account payments returned by your bank for any reason will void your payment. Additional fees up to a maximum of five percent and not less than $25 (per F.S. 125.0105) may be charged as a result of returned payments.

Value Adjustment Board Petitions Payment Requirement – Only full payments may be processed online.

Real estate property taxes are collected annually and can be paid online (only 2021 taxes), by mail or in person. Also known as ad valorem taxes, real estate property taxes are based on the assessed value of a property's land, buildings and improvements, determined by the Property Appraiser as of January 1.

At the end of the certified tax roll, the Property Appraiser delivers the certified tax roll to the Tax Collector, who mails tax notices to the last owner of the property to collect the money owed.

Tax notices are mailed on or before November 1. If you don't receive your tax notice in November, call the Tax Collector's office to request a duplicate. Taxes become delinquent on April 1, and additional interest and fees will be added to the bill.

According to Florida Statute 197.122, all property owners are held to know that taxes are due and payable annually. They are charged with the duty of ascertaining the amount of current and delinquent taxes due. If a taxpayer does not receive a tax notice in November, it is the taxpayer's responsibility to contact the Tax Collector's Office to request a duplicate tax notice.

The Miami-Dade County Tax Collector's Office now offers property owners the convenience of receiving their 2022 Tax Bill electronically. You will also continue to receive your annual tax notice on or before November 1. Sign up to receive your bill electronically.

  1. Under TaxSys Search, enter a name, address, or account (folio) number
  2. Select Property Tax, then select Search and select Get Bills by Email
  3. Complete the form and submit your request

Under Florida law:

  • A discount period may not be extended due to a tax bill being returned as undeliverable electronically or by postal mail (F.S.197.322)
  • Email addresses are public records. If you register for electronic billing your email address may be subject to public record requests

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The opening of the 2021 tax roll will be advertised in local newspapers in English, Spanish, and Creole for collection from November 1 through March 31, 2022.

2021 Third Quarter Tax Bills

The 2021 Third Quarter Tax Bills are payable on December 1. Third Quarter Tax Bills will be mailed out on November 30. Bill Express applicants who signed up for installment bills will receive their tax bills electronically on Wednesday, December 1. If you signed up to receive your Quarterly Tax Bill through Bill Express electronically, you will still continue to receive your Quarterly Tax Bill through the mail.

Account Exempt from Public Disclosure

Effective November 1, 2020, property owners who have an account that is Exempt from Public Disclosure (Confidential Account) have the option to pay their 2021 property taxes online by entering the account (folio) number and the total combined taxes and assessments March amount. The account (folio) number and total combined taxes and assessments are on the tax bill that is scheduled to be mailed out on October 29.

Bill Express

Sign up to receive your tax bill electronically for tax year 2022. You will still continue to receive your tax bill by mail. Accounts Exempt from Public Disclosure are not allowed to sign up for Bill Express.

Once you have subscribed to receive your bill electronically, you will receive your tax bill from Noreply@grantstreet. This is not a spam email. Grant Street Group is our software vendor. Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you register for electronic billing your email address may be subject to public record requests. If you no longer wish to receive your bill electronically, on the email you received from Noreply@grantstreet, on the bottom of the bill, select Unsubscribe and you will no longer receive your bill electronically.

2022 Installment Application

Apply for the 2022 Installment Payment Plan online. Visit our website to sign up for the 2022 Installment Plan Application. The deadline to submit your 2022 Installment Payment Plan Application is April 30, 2022. If you have an escrow account for payment of your taxes, you should not participate in Installment Plan.

In response to feedback from the public, the Tax Collector's Office will once again accept escrow payments to allow taxpayers to obtain a release of lis pendens from the Office of the Property Appraiser. Effective immediately, the Tax Collector's Office will allow taxpayers to return uncashed VAB refund checks to release the lis pendens and stop the accrual of interest. Taxpayers who have already cashed the VAB refund check may request a payoff amount by sending an email to the Tax Collector Paralegal Unit at FINTCP@miamidade.gov.

Phone Number(s)

  • Property Taxes Section
    305-270-4916305-270-4916
  • 311 Contact Center
    311311

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Locations and Hours

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Edward Marquez, Chief Financial Officer

Stephen P. Clark Center
111 NW 1st Street,
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33128
305-375-5245

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