Q: Doesn’t Florida law prohibit an annual increase of assessed value of more than 3%?
A: Only on residential property after the homestead exemption base year is established, with certain exceptions.
Q: How much will my previously-exempt homestead residence increase in assessed value for 2004?
A: 1.9%, with certain exceptions.
Q: Can my commercial, industrial and non-homestead residential property assessment increase annually
A: Yes. All non-homestead property is reassessed annually based on market value.
Q: How and when can I appeal my tax assessment?
A: By filing a petition within 25 days from the date of mailing of notice of proposed taxes, which is mailed during the month of August.
Q: Can I hire a lawyer or other agent to appeal?
Q: Can I hire someone to appeal whose compensation is based on any tax reduction obtained?
Q: Can the same person address my homestead, charitable, agricultural, and tangible personal property issues