Taxes on all real estate and tangible personal property and other non-ad valorem assessments are billed, collected and distributed by the Tax Collector. Taxes are levied in Hillsborough County by the taxing authorities. The Property Appraiser establishes the taxable value of real estate and tangible personal property.
Taxes are assessed as of January 1 of each year and are normally due and payable on November 1 of that year. According to Florida Statute 197.122, all property owners have the responsibility to know the amount of tax due and to pay the taxes before April 1 of the following year.