DATE: March 20, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Claudio Manicone, Broward County
Records, Taxes and Treasury Division
Residents can save time, avoid long lines and reduce parking congestion traditionally associated with making property tax payments by using Broward County’s drive-through kiosk, open on two different dates this tax payment season, March 28 and 29.
On those dates, a drive-through kiosk will be located in the parking lot of the Governmental Center Annex building, 115 S. Andrews Ave., accepting payments from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To access the kiosk, customers should enter the parking lot from the Brickell Avenue (west) side of the Governmental Center and follow the signs.
Broward County staff wearing Broward County shirts and badges will be on hand to collect payments. In order for tax payments to be accepted at the kiosk, they must be:
• Current (2012 taxes only)
• Payment in full (no partial payments)
• Properly filled out check (no cash)
• Accompanied by original tax bill stub (which will be stamped “Received” by the collection agent)
Payments will be processed on the day received. Residents can also go online to verify that the payment has been posted, and obtain a printed copy of their receipt by visiting broward.county-taxes.com. Search by property tax name, address or account number, and follow the prompts for a payment verification and receipt.
Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division will continue to accept property tax payments at their offices in the Governmental Center Annex, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Suite A, Fort Lauderdale, through April 1, 2013. Payments can also be made online and at any Wells Fargo branch bank in Broward County through March 30, 2013.
Property taxes must be paid no later than April 1, 2013, to pay without penalty and avoid delinquency. Tax payments received after April 1, 2013, are delinquent and subject to penalties.
For more information on paying your property tax, visit broward.county-taxes.com. For more information regarding your tax bill, visit broward.org/recordstaxestreasury or call 954-831-4000.