Of the 67 Florida counties, 64 counties have tax collectors who are elected officials. Volusia County is a charter government, which calls for tax collection to be part of county government and handled by an appointed official: Ms. Rhonda Orr, who also serves as the Revenue Division Director, as well as the Business Services Department Director.
The Revenue Division acts as an agent for the Florida Department of Revenue and is responsible for collecting and distributing a variety of local taxes, including taxes on real estate, tangible personal property, and tourist development. The division also serves as an agent for the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles and issues titles and registrations for automobiles, trucks, mobile homes and vessels. Additionally, acts as an agent for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by issuing hunting and fishing licenses.
The Revenue Division carries out the duties of the tax collector, provides tag and title transaction services, and serves as the cashier for the county. These services include the following
- Collection of real estate and personal property taxes, local business taxes (BTR), and other taxes or special assessments on behalf of the county and various taxing authorities
- Issues titles and registration of automobiles, trucks, mobile homes, and vessels.
- Issues disabled parking permits
- Issues hunting and fishing licenses
- Collection of the Volusia County tourist and convention development tax
- Serves as the county’s cashier for revenues such as building permits, water bills, dog tags, hauling permits, water citation, beach parking tickets, and Votran passes
- Registration of domestic partnerships
The elected Property Appraiser, Morgan Gilreath, determines the appraised value of properties in Volusia County, the exemptions due to property owners, and maintains the owner name and mailing address for each piece of property.
Property Appraiser search
The Volusia County Council and other taxing authorities set the millage rates. Millage rate data can be found on the tax roll information section of the Property Appraiser's website.
For questions regarding real estate and tangible tax, business tax, tourist and convention development tax, public service tax, the tax certificate sale, or any other tax related questions:
(386) 736-5938 DeLand
(386) 736-5938 Orange City
(386) 254-4635 Daytona Beach
(386) 423-3325 New Smyrna Beach
Tag, Title and Cashiering
For questions regarding tag and title services or hunting and fishing licenses and cashiering services:
(386) 736-5936 DeLand
(386) 736-5936 Orange City
(386) 254-4626 Daytona Beach
(386) 423-3322 New Smyrna Beach
Electronic mail notice: Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone, or in writing at one of the Revenue Division addresses listed below.