Clerk of Court Revenue Remittance System
Florida Clerks of Court and County Comptrollers collect documentary stamp tax, nonrecurring intangible personal property tax, and more than 151 different fines and fees that
are distributed to various agencies. Florida law requires these funds be electronically remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue for distribution. Clerks and
comptrollers transfer funds for all state agencies to the Department in a single electronic transaction through the
Clerk of Court
Revenue Remittance System.
Remittances Due Weekly
Remittances for documentary stamp tax and nonrecurring intangible personal property tax are due on a weekly basis. The municipality or county officer must complete
the online transaction before 5:00 p.m., ET, on the sixth working day following the close of the week in which the funds were received.
Remittances Due Monthly
Remittances for related fees, services charges, court costs, and fines are due on a monthly basis. The clerk must complete the online transaction before 5:00 p.m., ET,
on the last working day before the 10th day of the month immediately following the month in which the funds were collected.
For a list of payment due dates, review the Department's Florida eServices Calendar of Electronic Payment Deadlines for Municipalities and County Officers (Form DR-659C
Electronic File and Pay
To file and pay, log in to the Clerk of Court Revenue Remittance System.
are available to assist in preparing your remittance submission.
Correcting a previous submission: If you determine a submission has been made in error (i.e., funds entered on incorrect line, incorrect
amount of funds entered, etc.), email the Department's Revenue Accounting section, or call 850-617-8586, to facilitate the correction.
Records: Once a filing is submitted, it is stored for review in the Remittance History area until the detail is posted and the payment is fully processed
between financial institutions.
Replacing a failed electronic payment: Log in and select the "Returned Item" tab. Select the item that failed,
then click "Select" to proceed to the payment screen. Select the bank account from which to make the replacement payment, then submit payment.
Note: You do not need to re-enter line items or the dollar amount.
Remittance System Changes
The following are the remittance system changes that went into effect for the stated month and year.
Change clerk's name: If you need to change the name of the clerk, email or fax a request to the Department's Revenue Accounting section
explaining the reason for the change and include official documentation to substantiate the change.
Change your password: Log in to the Clerk of Court Revenue Remittance System, then select the "Account Information" tab. Select "Change
User Password", enter the required information, then click "Save" for the change to take affect.
Contact Information on File and Pay page: Fill in the name, phone number and email address of the person responsible for submitting
the revenue remittance. This will be the person the Department contacts if problems occur with the transmission/payment.