Clerk of the Circuit Court, Brevard County, Florida
Tax Deed Department, P.O. Box 219, Titusville, Florida 32781-0219
Telephone: (321) 637-2007 ∙ www.brevardclerk.us
Scott Ellis, Clerk
INFORMATION REGARDING MAKING A CLAIM TO RECEIVE SURPLUS
PROCEEDS OF A TAX DEED SALE
FAILURE TO INCLUDE ANY OF THE DOCUMENTATION LISTED BELOW MAY
DELAY YOUR CLAIM AND MAY RESULT IN DISBURSEMENT NOT BEING MADE
TO YOU. IT IS INCUMBENT ON A CLAIMANT TO PROVIDE CORRECT AND
COMPLETE INFORMATION IN ORDER TO FACILITATE REVIEW OF CLAIMS AND
If you are submitting a claim, please make sure you have included the following
A completed and notarized statement of claim;
A completed (signed and dated) W-9 form;
A photocopy of two forms of government-issued identification (i.e. a driver’s
license, passport, state I.D. card, etc.).
Claims of Heirs or Assignees
In addition to the items listed above, you will also need to provide the following:
A certified copy of Letters of Administration that are current and in full force
A certified copy of a court order disbursing the funds to you; and
A fully executed assignment of interest, if claiming as an assignee.
Claims of Lienholders
In addition to the items listed for Individual Claims, you will need to provide:
A current accounting or ledger of total amount owned to you as a lienor; and
A completed (signed and dated) W-9 form.
All claims will be processed according to section 197.582, Florida Statutes.
Upon verification of a claim, disbursement will be made within two weeks. Additional
information may be required from a claimant to verify a claim, and the Clerk may need
to institute legal action to determine priority of claims. If you have any questions prior to
submitting your claim, please contact the Tax Deed Department at (321) 637-2007 or