The Online Tourist Development Tax System
Welcome to the Manatee County Tourist Tax web application!

 

For all Tourist Tax Forms, click here .

 

Effective Monday March 23, all locations of the Manatee County Tax Collector will close to the public until further notice. “The safety and health of our staff, their families and our customers were the deciding factors in this decision to close,” said the Tax Collector Ken Burton, Jr. “Because the COVID-19 epidemic is so fluid and ever changing, we had to take the responsible action in the best interest of all.”

***Emergency Order***

On March 26, 2020, Florida Department of Revenue Executive Director Jim Zingale issued Order of Emergency Waiver/Deviation # 20-52-DOR-002 to extend certain filing deadlines for Florida businesses. This order addresses February and March reporting periods for Tourist development tax. February 2020 Reporting Period. The order waives the imposition of penalty and interest for those taxpayers who collected these taxes in February 2020 but were unable to meet the March 20 due date if the taxes are reported and remitted by March 31, 2020. Note:To meet the March 31 deadline, electronic payments must be initiated by 5:00 p.m. ET on
March 30, 2020.
March 2020 Reporting Period. The order states taxpayers not adversely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak are required to continue to file and pay taxes collected during March 2020 on or before April 20, 2020. For taxpayers who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, the order extends the due date for March 2020 returns and payments to April 30, 2020. Note: to meet the April 30 deadline, electronic payments must be initiated by 5:00 p.m. ET on April 29, 2020.

The order defines “adversely affected” as any of the following conditions:

1. The business closed in March 2020 in compliance with a state or local government order issued in response to the COVID-19 outbreak and following the closure had no taxable transactions for the taxes listed above.
2. The business experienced sales tax collections in March 2020 that are less than 75% of March 2019 sales tax collections.
3. The business was established after March 2019.
4. The business is registered with the Department to file quarterly.

For more information, visit the Florida Department of Revenue website floridarevenue.com.

Tourist Tax services and payments can be performed on the Tax Collector’s website, taxcollector.com. In addition, Tourist Tax payments can be mailed in; the mailing address is 1001 3rd Avenue West Suite 240, Bradenton, FL 34205.

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Attention all Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO Customers

Please note, Manatee County is not contracted with Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO or any other third party vendor. Therefore, it is your responsibility to collect and remit the 5% Tourist Tax to the Manatee County Tax Collector.


If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Manatee County Tax Collector
Attn: Tourist Tax
1001 3rd Avenue West Suite 240
Bradenton, FL 34205
Telephone: (941) 741-4809
E-Mail: touristtax@taxcollector.com