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Homestead Exemption Application Deadline is March 1

The deadline to file an application for a 2016 Homestead exemption is March 1. If you are a permanent Florida resident who owned and occupied their permanent residence in Sarasota County by January 1, 2016 yet missed the application deadline, you may qualify as a 2016 late filer. 

Visit our Homestead Overview page for the requirements and documentation needed to apply for the Homestead exemption.  If you feel you meet the requirements and you have secured all the proper documentation needed to apply as a 2016 late filer, please visit us at our North or South county offices.

Need to File a Tangible Personal Property DR-405 Tax Return?

Visit our Tangible Personal Property page to file your DR-405 tax return on our online filing system. To file your return online, you will need the log in information found in the letter our office sent in January to existing TPP accounts. The deadline to file a DR-405 tax return is April 1.

New Property Search Map

Our Property Search Map v2.0 is now live. This new version allows for searches on tablets and smartphones.

Video tutorials with general information on features the map offers are posted on our Map Property Search page.

Please Note

Under Florida Law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.





Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Sarasota Address

Mailing Address:
2001 Adams Lane
Sarasota, FL 34237

Venice Address

4000 S. Tamiami Trail,
Ste 115, Venice, FL 34293

North Port Address

(Limited Services)
Monthly: 2nd & 4th Wed 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
4970 City Hall Blvd.,
Rm 128a, North Port, FL 34286