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Category: Property Tax
I paid the wrong property tax account (erroneous payment). What do I need to do? This answer has been viewed 3846 times and was last updated on 10/09/2018.
Florida Statutes 197.182: If you pay taxes on a parcel in error, you must send a written request for reimbursement by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the owner of the property on which taxes were paid in error to the most current address on record. Include with the request letter a copy of the original paid tax receipt. If the owner does not respond within 45 days, send the following documents to our office:
A completed form DR-462 (Application for Refund of Ad Valorem Taxes),
A copy of the letter requesting reimbursement from the property owner,
The green return receipt card (or online verification from the USPS) and
The original paid tax receipt & proof that the property has not been sold to a third party.
Refunds for payment in error must be requested within 18 months of the date the taxes were paid in error (or 12 months if the taxes are delinquent) and prior to any transfer of the property to a third party.