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.
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.
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) 434-0312.