Section 197.262, Florida Statutes 2009
197.262 Deferred payment tax certificates.--
(1) The tax collector shall notify each local governing body of the amount of taxes and non-ad valorem assessments deferred which would otherwise have been collected for such governing body. The county shall then, at the time of the tax certificate sale held pursuant to s. 197.432, strike each certificate off to the county. Certificates issued pursuant to this section are exempt from the public sale of tax certificates held pursuant to s. 197.432.
(2) The certificates so held by the county shall bear interest at a rate equal to the semiannually compounded rate of 0.5 percent plus the average yield to maturity of the long-term fixed-income portion of the Florida Retirement System investments as of the end of the quarter preceding the date of the sale of the deferred payment tax certificates; however, the interest rate may not exceed 9.5 percent.
History.--s. 6, ch. 77-301; s. 4, ch. 78-161; s. 2, ch. 84-137; s. 148, ch. 85-342; s. 3, ch. 89-328; s. 4, ch. 92-312.
Note.--Former s. 197.0168.