Release Date – Monday, May 24,2021:
The Tax Collector’s Office for Polk County will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of
Memorial Day. We will resume our regular business hours on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. The Tax
Collector’s Office is proud to observe Memorial Day, a day for remembering and honoring the military
personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
The American Legion Tag Agency in Winter Haven will also be closed. Regular office hours will
resume on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
Polk County residents in need of renewing their vehicle registration can still do so using the KIOSK
services available at the Oakbridge and Grove Park Publix locations in Lakeland.
Customers are reminded that appointments are required for all driver license, I.D. card, road test,
written test, and concealed weapon services conducted in our service centers.
For more information on office hours and locations, please go to www.PolkTaxes.com.
About the Office of Joe G. Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County, Florida
Joe G. Tedder is elected by the people of Polk County to serve as their Tax Collector. The Office of Tax
Collector is provided in Florida Constitution to serve in the state political subdivisions known as
counties. The Tax Collector’s office for Polk County has service centers in Bartow, Lakeland,
Davenport, and Lake Wales. The Tax Collector’s Office serves over 720,000 residents in Polk County,
offering services such as: Driver licenses and identification cards; motor vehicle registrations, decals,
license plates, titles and disabled person parking placards; real estate and tangible personal
property taxes; county local business taxes; tourist development taxes; concealed weapons license
applications and renewals; and, other services.