Phone: 352-343-9602

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Office of the Lake County Tax Collector
320 West Main Street
Tavares, Florida 32778
Phone: 352.343.9602

In accordance with 2017-21, Laws of Florida /
§ 119, Florida Statutes


Bob McKee, Tax Collector

Welcome to the online office of the Lake County Tax Collector. This website is representative of our ongoing effort to provide the citizens of Lake County with the best customer service possible.

Please call, write, or come in if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions.

Bob McKee (signature)
Tax Collector

Financial Award


Each year the Tax Collector undergoes an audit by an external agency. Below are the results of those audits.

Important Dates & Events

Your Birthday

Renewal of motor vehicle license plate, which expires midnight of the owner's birthday. Renewals are accepted 90 days prior to birth month. This applies to passenger cars, recreational vehicles, vessels, light trucks under 5,000 lbs., small trailers, and motorcycles.

July 2018

  • Late first installments must be received on or before July 31st in order to participate in the installment program. If not received by deadline, participation in the program is cancelled. Discounts are not applicable on late installments, and a statutory 5% penalty applies.
  • Local Business Tax Receipt renewals begin July 1st.

September 2018

  • Local Business Tax Receipt payment due on or before September 30th.
  • Second property tax installment payment due on or before September 30th.