Category: Florida real property tax information
June 18, 2014 - No Comments
TAMPA, Fla. – June 16, 2014 – State lawmakers created the greenbelt tax classification more than 50 years ago to protect farms and ranches from disappearing as a building boom boosted the value of all land – and the property taxes that go with it. In many respects it's a resounding success. Today, even as urban development picks up again in the post-recession economy, Hillsborough County has 5 percent more property designated as greenbelt than it did five years ago. But more and more, the beneficiaries of this tax break of a whopping 90 percent or more are developers rather than farmers or ranchers.
April 4, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! Property taxes hit 20-year high WASHINGTON – April 3, 2014 Property taxes continue to increase, as the amount collected by state and local governments in 2013 reached the highest level in about two decades, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. About $488 billion in property taxes was collected ...
March 18, 2014 - No Comments
// Let us work together with you to find your Orlando area dream home starting today! ‘Nuisance’ properties a taxing problem PANAMA CITY – March 17, 2014 Before she died in 2010, Eloise Cain thought all her properties in Panama City were in order, according to her son Pasco Cain. Her lakefront property on Caroline Boulevard, with its tranquil view of Lake Caroline and ...