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BRANCH OFFICE ADDRESS PHONE / FAX
Bartow / Main Office    255 N Wilson Avenue Bartow, FL 33830 Phone: (863) 534-4777
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  Fax:     (863) 534-4753
Lake Alfred Office - Now open    200 Government Center Boulevard, Lake Alfred, FL 33850 Phone: (863) 401-2424
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Fax:     (863) 401-2428
Lakeland Office 930 E Parker Street, Suite 272 Lakeland, FL 33801 Phone: (863) 802-6150
     Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  Fax:     (863) 802-6163


CATEGORY / DEPARTMENT NAME PHONE
ADA/ACCESSIBILITY    
  ADA Coordinator 863-534-4765
 
Data Request    
  Taxroll Oversight 863-534-4765
 
Deed/Ownership (FAQ)    
Deed Department Deed Dept. 863-534-4777
Director Paige Simms 863-534-4759
 
Exemptions (FAQ) / Homestead Compliance Investigations    
Exemptions Department Exemption Dept. 863-534-4777
Exemption Fraud Investigator HX Compliance 863-534-4785
 
GIS/Mapping (FAQ)    
Mapping Department Mapping Dept. 863-534-4777
Director Paige Simms 863-534-4759
GIS / Mapping Manager Dakota Jones 863-534-4786
 
Real Estate Assessments (FAQ)    
Director Todd Mudge 863-534-4751
Assistant Director Karen Price 863-534-5732
Residential Appraisal Manager Wayne Cote 863-802-6154
Agriculture Department Agriculture Deptartment 863-534-4777
Land Department Land Deptartment 863-534-4777
 
Tangible Personal Property (FAQ)    
Utilities, Phosphate Karen Price 863-534-5732
Petroleum, Convenience Stores Amanda Cawood 863-534-5721
Grocery Stores, Hospitals, Medical, Sand Mine, Block & Ready Mix Plants Lisa Radlein 863-534-5747
Cellular, Billboards, Hotels, Apartments, ALF's, Wired Telecommunications Tangible Personal Property Department 863-534-5778
Leasing, Citrus Processing Shary Smith 863-534-5778
Restaurants, Banks Cornesia Thurston 863-534-5755
 
Tax Roll Contacts (FAQ)    
CAMA / Tax Roll Oversight Srini Kommineni 863-534-4765
eTRIM Help (DOR) Wyatt Peters 850-617-8921
eTRIM Help (DOR) Dametria Hayward 850-617-8922
eTRIM Help (PCPA)   Diana Aguirre 863-534-4752
Special Districts Paige Simms 863-534-4759
Website Issues Help Desk 863-534-4765
 
Website Technical Assistance / Suggestions    
  Help Desk 863-534-4765

Taxing Authority / TRIM Notice Contact Information


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Permit Agencies in Polk County Florida


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Important Dates

Web site date
Friday, August 9, 2024

Mail out date
Friday, August 16, 2024

File a petition deadline
Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Missed the 2023 VAB deadline of September 11, 2023 and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
2024 Late Filing Period
3/2/2024 - 9/11/2024

2024 filing deadline
Friday, March 1st, 2024

You may file in person, via mail, email, or online.
Office Locations
TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/1/2024

Extension Request Period
3/18/2024 - 4/1/2024

Combine / Split Requests
Deadline for the 2024 Tax Roll
7/1/2024

Independence Day
7/4/2024 - 7/5/2024

Labor Day
9/2/2024

Veteran's Day
11/11/2024

Thanksgiving
11/28/2024 - 11/29/2024

Christmas
12/24/2024 - 12/25/2024

New Year's Day
1/1/2025

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/20/2025

Good Friday
4/18/2025

Memorial Day
5/26/2025