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Author: Nicholas L. Mau

Sarasota and Manatee County June 1st Estimates Show Increases

According to a June 17th article in the Herald-Tribune,  the Sarasota County 2020 taxable values will exceed their pre-great recession highs from 2007. With county-wide preliminary values estimated to exceed $65 Billion, they surpass the previous high of just over $62 Billion from 2007. Similar to Sarasota County, Manatee County just to the North also saw an…

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FirstPointe Advisors welcomes Agustin Smith as Summer intern!

FirstPointe Advisors, LLC is excited to welcome Agustin Smith this summer to participate in our 12-week internship program. He is currently enrolled at the Florida State University where he is pursuing a double major in Real Estate and Finance. During his time with FirstPointe, Agustin will focus on learning about the Value Adjustment Board process and…

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Orange County June 1st Estimates Show Strong Growth

On June 2nd, Rick Singh, the Orange County Property Appraiser released his offices’ June 1st Estimates of Taxable Value throughout the County. According to his press release, Orange County has a total 2020 Market Value that “now tops $220.1 Billion”; an increase of 5.6% over 2019. The release goes on to indicate that Orange County overall, showed…

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Broward County June 1st Taxable Value Estimates are available!

The Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office has released the 2020 June 1st Estimates of County-Wide taxable value to the taxing authorities. Overall, the taxable value County-wide increased 6.14% inclusive of nearly $2.72 Billion in new construction. The taxable value County-wide now stands at over $211 Billion as compared to the 2019 final taxable value of $199 Billion.…

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Understanding the June 1st Estimates for the 2020 Tax Year

As a property owner in the State of Florida, your total property tax bill is calculated by adding up the total tax due to the numerous taxing authorities; Municipal, County, School District and even Special Districts by which your property is served. Each year, the individual Property Appraiser’s offices around the State are required to provide…

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Florida DOR orders two-week delay in property tax payment deadline

On Thursday, March 26, 2020 the Florida Department of Revenue issued an order of emergency waiver that delays the statutory property tax deadline by two-weeks. The date for payment of taxes has been extended from March 31 to April 15, 2020. The order, signed by the Florida Department of Revenue Executive Director, Jim Zingale, states “All tax collectors…

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Brian DePotter appointed to NAIOP of Florida Board of Directors

NAIOP of Florida has announced the appointment of FirstPointe Advisors, LLC Managing Partner, Brian DePotter to the Board of Directors representing the South Florida Chapter. Brian will oversee the area and priorities of Fairness in Taxation across the state. He will also be a critical piece in the continued efforts to promote awareness surrounding the issues…

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