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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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Palm Beach County Releases July 1 Preliminary Tax Roll

The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office has submitted the 2019 preliminary tax roll to the Florida Department of Revenue and the local taxing authorities. Overall, the taxable values County-wide have increased 6.21% while the School Board taxable values have increased 5.63%. The taxable value County-wide now stands at $198.97 Billion, inclusive of over $2.58 Billion…

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St. Lucie County Values Continue To Rise In 2019

For the seventh consecutive year, property values have increased throughout St. Lucie County. The St. Lucie County Property Appraiser, the Honorable Michelle Franklin and her office have released their final value estimates to the taxing authorities and have submitted the tax roll to the Department of Revenue. The city of Port St. Lucie led the way…

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Martin County Taxable Values are up, but not as much as last year.

The Honorable Laurel Kelly, Martin County Property Appraiser has released the 2019 estimated taxable values for Martin County properties. Overall values countywide increased about 3.16% as compared to 6.1% for 2018. Part of the reason for the lesser increase is the phasing out of the FPL power plants in Indiantown, FL. The preliminary estimates were released on June 1…

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