- Online (e-Check and Credit card): Click Pay Now to make online payment or see below for more details.
- In person: Taxes can be paid (cash, check or credit card) in person at the Tax Collector's Main Office at the Hernando County Courthouse, and at the Spring Hill Branch on Forest Oaks Blvd.
- By mail (please do not mail cash):
Send payments to:
Hernando County Tax Collector
20 N. Main Street, Rm. 112
Brooksville, FL 34601
Questions? Call us at 352-754-4180
*For information on Installment Payments please visit Property Tax FAQ and click in Installment Payments.
Online Property Tax Payment
Please review the following information before making an online payment!
First, you will need the following items to complete your online Property Tax payment transaction:
- Four Digit Tax Year
- Eight Digit Key Number from your Property Tax Bill
- (Add zeros to the front of your Key Number to make it 8 digits)
- Example: 00012345
*Please note that annual tax bills are mailed out to property owners on October 31st. If you have not received your tax bill, you can download a tax bill from this website, see "Property Tax Search Tutorial" for instructions. If you are unable to download a bill and still have not received your bill by November 15th, please call or email us at: 352-754-4180 or email@example.com.
*Notice: Transactions completed online do not constitute a valid registration and/or payment. In order to have a valid transaction, the online transaction must be validated by the Tax Collector's office. Online transactions will be validated in the Tax Collector's office the next work day, following your online entry, prior to 5:00 P.M.
To Pay by Credit Card
You will need either a valid VISA, Master Card, Discover or American Express card.
There is a convenience fee associated with this service. The convenience fee is minimum of $2 or 2.5% . This office does not collect or retain any portion of this fee. Our third-party vendor, PaymentExpress® charges this fee. The fee is collected and divided between the credit card companies and PaymentExpress®, who processes the transaction.
PaymentExpress® uses the best encryption technology available. Credit card information is not passed to any of our government clients and payment data is passed using hardware encryption. Credit card transactions will be listed as ‘PMT*HERNANDO CO TAX’ or PMT*FL LICENSE/TAG/ASMT' on your credit card statement.
Pay by e-Check
For e-Check payments you will need your bank routing number and bank account number (see diagram for where to locate this information on your check). Note that you will need a valid checking account with sufficient funds.
There is a convenience fee associated with this service. The convenience fee is $1.50 per transaction, if the payment amount is less than $10,000. There is a convenience fee of $10 per transaction for amounts over $10,000. This office does not collect or retain any portion of this fee. Our third-party vendor, PaymentExpress® charges this fee. The fee is collected and divided between the credit card companies and PaymentExpress®, who processes the transaction.
*Note: Delinquent taxes can not be paid by e-Check.
Check diagram for location routing and account numbers: