Pay Property Taxes

OnwardProperty Tax Services

Please review the following information before making an online payment!

FREE E-Checks: Service charges apply for credit and debit card payments; however, e-checks are free. E-checks are electronic payments directly from your bank account using your checkbook.

Annual Property Tax Bills are mailed out on or before November 1st. If you have not received your tax bill by the second week in November, please contact us. If you pay by Installment Payment method, your Property Tax Bills are mailed quarterly (June, September, December, and March).


Checks on U.S. banks only made payable to:

Sam C. Steele, CFC
PO Box 1129
Key West, FL 33041-1129

Credit Card or Debit Card Payments:

NOTICE: A convenience fee of $2.50 or 2.5%, whichever is greater, is added for use of a credit card. This fee goes entirely to our third-party vendor, Payment Express.

  • Online Payments can be made with the following credit/debit cards: American Express, Discover Card, Visa or Master Card.

E-Check Payments: There is no fee for use of E-Check. Be sure to enter the routing transit number from your actual check.

If you erroneously pay your taxes by E-Check, you have until 5:00 pm to call for a payment reversal. If this deadline is not met, a Tax Collector check will be issued in lieu of your account being credited.

Click here to search and pay taxes online 

Wire Transfer Instructions

For wire instructions, please contact us on the phone at (305) 295-5090.

Returned Check Service Fees for Taxes

Should a check for payment of taxes be returned to our office, by your bank, as unpaid, Florida Statute 68.065 authorizes the Tax Collector to assess a service charge.

  • $25.00 flat fee