One Percent Discount Ends February 29

Scott Lunsford, Escambia County Tax Collector, reminds everyone that the one percent discount on the payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes ends Saturday, February 29.

To receive the one percent discount, payments must be:

  • made online by midnight, CST, February 29, at;
  • mailed with a February postmark; or
  • left by midnight, CST, February 29, in a 24-hour drop box available at all locations.

Since all offices are closed on February 29 and March 1, customers, who make their payment in person at any tax collector office on Monday, March 2, will receive the one percent discount.

Taxpayers are encouraged to visit our virtual office at to pay online 24 hours a day. Our online services allow customers to pay their taxes, search records, print receipts, renew vehicle and vessel registrations and many other services.

Customers who decide to visit one of our four convenient offices can join the line online at and manage their time their way. Citizens select an office location and type of service, receive a message with approximate service time and then continue their regular activities until the service time approaches.

To check the status of your taxes, pay online or print a receipt, visit our payment center at Taxpayers are encouraged to contact the tax collector’s office by email or by phone with any questions.