Orange County taxpayers may choose to pay their taxes through a quarterly Installment Payment Plan. To qualify for the plan, the taxpayer must be current on their taxes and their prior year taxes must exceed $100.00. Taxpayers must complete and return the Installment Payment Plan Application no later than May 1.

Application

Applications for the Installment Payment Plan are available at each of our Orange County office locations and online.

Download the Installment Payment Plan Application >

Installments

The first and second installments are based on ¼ of the previous year’s taxes. The third and four installments are ½ of the remaining actual tax liability for the current year.

  • 1st Installment – ¼ of the total estimated taxes discounted at 6%. Payment due June 30.
  • 2nd Installment – ¼ of the total estimated taxes discounted at 4.5%. Payment due September 30.
  • 3rd Installment – ¼ of the total estimated taxes plus ½ of the adjustment for actual tax liability discounted at 3%. Payment due December 31st.
  • 4th Installment – ¼ of the total estimated taxes plus ½ of the adjustment for actual tax liability. Payment due March 31st.

Delinquent installment payments must be paid in full with the next installment payment. Unpaid installments are delinquent on April 1 and subject to the same rules that apply to delinquent taxes.

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If a taxpayer chooses to discontinue participation, they will not be entitled to receive the discounts provided by law.

For more information, contact the Property Tax Department by phone at (407) 836-2700.