All sales of propane gas, natural gas or electricity within the unincorporated area of Palm Beach County are subject to the 10% Palm Beach County Public Service Tax. The Palm Beach County Commission adopted and approved the Palm Beach County Public Service Tax Ordinance on July 18, 1989, and established procedures for collecting the tax.

The Clerk & Comptroller’s office is responsible for the following:

  • Identification of, contact with, and monitoring of remittances from vendors subject to the Public Service Tax.
  • Initiation of the interest and penalty assessment process.
  • Computation of interest or penalty amounts, vendor notification of amounts due, and receipt and recording of remitted funds.


How Do I Make a Payment?

By Mail

Mail checks, money orders and/or cashier’s checks made payable to Board of County Commissioners, Palm Beach County, to:

Finance Department
Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County
P.O. BOX 3977
West Palm Beach, FL 33402

In Person

Cash, checks, money orders, cashier’s checks and credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) are accepted at:

Revenue Department
Government Center, Second Floor, Room 203
301 N Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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