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


The 1885 Florida State Constitution established the elected county office of Tax Collector. It was based on the ideal that local taxes could best be collected at the local level, and by being an elected officer, the Tax Collector would be more responsible to the needs of the community in which he was elected.

The following taxes are collected by the Lake County Tax Collector's Office:


Please Note: Local governmental taxing authorities are responsible for setting ad valorem millage rates and non-ad valorem assessments. Please direct questions regarding these items to the local government entity.