Three Percent Discount Ends December 31

Scott Lunsford, Escambia County Tax Collector, reminds everyone that the three percent discount on payment of real estate and tangible personal property taxes ends Tuesday, December 31.

To receive the three percent discount, payments must be:

  • made online by midnight, CST, December 31, at;
  • mailed with a December postmark;
  • left by midnight, December 31, in a 24-hour drop box available at all locations.

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.

All offices will be closed December 24 and 25 for the Christmas holiday
and January 1 for the New Year holiday.