Data

Tourist Tax Revenue Still Down

Tourist Development Tax collections were down by 5.3 percent in January when compared to January 2018.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Florida Tax Revenue Generated Through Airbnb Totaled $89.5 Million Last Year

Thanks to an agreement hammered out in 2017, the company last year transferred $1.1 million to Sarasota County on behalf of its hosts.

01/30/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Tourist Tax Collections Down Again

Tourist Development Tax collections were down by 5.9 percent last November when compared to November 2017, according to new numbers.

01/17/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Tourist Development Tax Collections Down

Collections were down by 12 percent in October when compared to October 2017, a drop-off likely due to red tide.

12/26/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Tax Collector's Office Opening

The new office processes tax payments, issues drivers' licenses, vehicle titles and registrations and more.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel to Debate Constitution Revision Commission

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club panel will include developer Carlos Beruff, tax collector Barbara Ford-Coates and professor Mary Adkins.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Construction

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking on New Tax Collector Facility

Local officials, builders and leaders on Thursday celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Mid-County Tax Collector Office.

01/26/2017 By staff

Honors

Sarasota Tax Collector Wins Excellence Award

Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates recently received the excellence award from the Florida Tax Collectors Association.

10/28/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Tax Collector Receives 'Public Sector Champion' Award

Thomson Reuters announced Monday that Sarasota County Tax Collector Barbara Ford-Coates received the 2016 Thomson Reuters Public Sector Champion Award for Excellence in Office Leadership.

09/26/2016 Research by staff