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Tax Collector's Office
for Polk County

serving our citizens


LAKE ALFRED SERVICE CENTER NOW OPEN! The new Lake Alfred Service Center, located in the NE Government Center, is open to the public, during regular business hours. The new Service Center is now taking appointments for Driver License & ID services. To make an appointment, click on the "MAKE APPOINTMENT" button above. For location information, click on the "LOCATIONS" button above. Regular walk-in services for vehicle registration and title services, as well as property tax payments, are also available to Polk County residents at this location.

NEW TAG AGENCY AUTHORIZED IN LAKELAND! The First Lakeland Tag Agency is authorized to conduct tag and title services in Lakeland: Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector is excited to announce a partnership with the First Lakeland Tag Agency, which is the only tag and title service location in Polk County now featuring extended weekday business hours from 9am to 6pm and Saturday hours from 9am to Noon. Moreover, the First Lakeland Tag Agency is the only location in Polk County currently offering appointments for tag and title services. Click on the "LOCATIONS" button above for address information. For more news about First Lakeland Tag Agency, click here.

Need Help? Got A Question? Try our online chat service, which is available during regular business hours (8:30 AM through 5:00 PM). Just click on the "Need Help?" window on this home page to start chatting with a Customer Service Specialist!

Appointments Required For The Following Services: The Tax Collector's Office requires appointments for all driver license services, including written and road tests, I.D. issuances, and concealed weapon license services. To make an appointment, click on the "MAKE APPOINTMENT" button above.

Take Advantage Of Online Services! The Tax Collector's Office encourages all those who can to use our online services or an available kiosk whenever possible. For more information about online payment services and kiosk transaction types and locations, click on the above "PAY ONLINE" or "LOCATIONS" buttons.

Janice A. Warren


Thank you for visiting PolkTaxes.com, the official website of the Tax Collector’s Office for Polk County, Florida. At PolkTaxes.com we are focused on providing quick access to online payment services and information. As you make your way through our website, please know we want to hear about your experience, including how we can improve. We truly seek to earn the public's trust and confidence and know that your input is valuable in making that happen. Again, you have my thanks for allowing us to serve you! Click here to tell us how we are doing at PolkTaxes.com.

Joe G. Tedder

Our Services


The Tax Collector’s Office has an online appointment system designed to make it easy to schedule appointments for all Driver License, ID Card, and Concealed Weapon License services.


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