All office locations will be closed on Monday October 14th, for in-service training. We will resume our normal business hours on Tuesday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Important notice for business owners in the unincorporated area of Alachua County: The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners passed an ordinance to repeal the Alachua County local business tax beginning October 1, 2019. If you have a business within the city limits of Gainesville or another municipality, you will still need to purchase a business tax receipt from that municipality if required to do so. If you have questions, please contact our office at (352) 264-6968.
All Alachua County tax Collector locations will be closed on Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day. We will resume our normal business ours on Tuesday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Starting July 1, 2019, Florida motorists can be stopped and cited for texting and driving. The first violation for drivers is a non-moving offense with no points assessed to the driver’s record. The second violation is a moving violation with three points assessed to the driver’s record. In most circumstances, Florida Highway Patrol Troopers will issue warnings for texting and driving through December 31, 2019, to provide drivers with additional education of the new law. Exceptions would apply in extremely dangerous driving situations.
Starting October 1, 2019, wireless communications devices can only be used in a hands-free manner when driving in a designated school crossing, school zone, or active work zone area. Drivers will be issued warnings through December 31, 2019. Starting January 1, 2020, drivers will be cited for using any wireless communication devices in a handheld manner in a work zone or school zone.
Our offices will be closed on the 4th of July. For a list of our Holiday Hours you may visit Our Office Calendar and Best Times to Visit.
Have a happy an safe Holiday!
We appreciate the amazing work of the teachers in Alachua County and throughout Florida. When a Florida resident purchases or renews this Support Education specialty tag, $20 goes directly back to support schools, teachers and students in the county where the tag is registered.