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Category: Property Tax
I am new to Florida. Do you have any general information regarding how property taxes work in Florida? This answer has been viewed 2963 times and was last updated on 02/19/2021.
For general information regarding property tax collection in Florida, please read our
property tax general information publication. It contains information about property taxes, such as:
Ad valorem taxes
Non-ad valorem assessments
Applying for exemptions, including homestead
property tax general information publication also answers common questions, such as:
Why am I receiving a property tax bill? I just bought a piece of property, but I paid the taxes at closing.
Is it possible to make a partial payment for property taxes?
If my bank of mortgage company states they paid my taxes, why does your website show the taxes as "unpaid"?
Why did I receive a property tax bill when my escrow or mortgage company is supposed to pay my taxes?
Why did I receive a peach-colored informational notice instead of a property tax bill?
What is minimum tax (or MINTAX) in regards to property taxes?
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How do I sign up for property tax email alerts?
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