Property Taxes & Assessments

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City property tax rates and District assessment rates are set forth by the North Port City Commission budget process. The process begins in April and ends in September. The operating tax (millage) rates and participating district assessments are sent to the Sarasota County Property Appraiser and Sarasota County Tax Collector to be placed on the yearly November property tax bills which include the Ad Valorem portion based on a property's taxable value, and a Non-Ad Valorem section based on services provided to the property.

Ad Valorem Taxes

Ad Valorem taxes are based on the taxable value of property. North Port's millage rate is 3.8735 for the Ad Valorem portion of the tax bill for 2020.

A millage rate is the rate of tax per thousand dollars of taxable value. To determine the Ad Valorem tax, multiply the taxable value by the millage rate and divide by 1,000. For instance, $75,000 in taxable value with a millage rate of 3.8735 would generate $290.52. This means a property owner would pay $3.8735 per $1,000 of taxable property value.

Non-Ad Valorem District Assessments

Non-Ad Valorem assessments are based on demand for services which are provided by the North Port Districts.

Check out North Port Fire Rescue's overview of Ad Valorem and Non-Ad Valorem.

Click here for North Port District Rates at a Glance

Property tax bills are mailed at the beginning of November by the Sarasota County Tax Collector. The City of North Port does not mail tax bills.

View a Sample Property Tax Bill with homestead exemption.

View a Sample Property Tax Bill without homestead exemption.

Helpful Links

There are selective Tax Collector Services  and Property Appraiser Services  available at City Hall Tuesday-Thursday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

View or pay your Property Tax Bill at the Sarasota County Tax Collector web site.  Click on Property Tax. Property tax bills are mailed the first part of November by the Sarasota County Tax Collector.  

If you no longer own a piece of land and you receive a tax bill for that property please contact the Tax Collector.

View your property information at the Sarasota County Property Appraiser Web Site.

For questions concerning Name and Address Changes, Assessed Value of Real Estate, Military or any other Ad Valorem Exemptions, please contact the Property Appraiser.


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