Phone: 352-343-9602

Website Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

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.

September 2018

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

October 2018

  • Local Business Tax Receipts become delinquent October 1st, and late fee applies.

November 2018

  • Notice of real estate taxes and non-ad valorem assessments is mailed.
  • Notice of tangible personal property taxes is mailed.
  • Receive 4% statutory discount on payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes.
  • Decals for mobile homes located on rental property can be renewed.
  • Decals for heavy trucks over 5,000 pounds and truck-tractors can be renewed.