The following is additional information on who to contact regarding the following information. If you have questions or need additional information contact your local branch of the offices below. Their numbers/e-mail addresses can be found in your local phone book or through the Florida Department of Revenue’s website.
Your property value or exemptions
Property Appraiser’s Office
This office is responsible for preparing the property tax roll. They set the value of properties in their jurisdiction and adjust these values with approved exemptions. Website
Non-ad valorem assessments
Local Levying Authorities
These agencies are responsible for setting non-ad valorem assessments. In some areas this may include solid waste, street lighting, and storm water fees. They hold advertised public hearings where the public is invited to speak on the decision to initially impose the non-ad valorem assessment.
Appeals about property value or exemptions
The Value Adjustment Board
This is the board made up of three county commissioners and two school board members or a special master. The board’s purpose is to hear appeals regarding denied exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and appeals concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.
Your tax bill
The Tax Collector’s Office
This office is responsible for preparing and mailing tax notices (tax bills). These notices are based on the tax rolls prepared by the property appraiser and non-ad valorem assessments provided by the levying governments.
Ad Valorem tax rates
city, county, school board, water authority, or water management district. These offices are responsible for setting property tax rates. They hold advertised public hearings where the public is invited to speak on the proposed tax rate.