Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties have all recently issued their annual Truth in Millage (“TRIM”) notices. It is important to carefully review your notice to make sure your property tax assessments are accurate. Many times, we find that clients’ property assessments are incorrect or inflated. Property owners wishing to appeal the assessed valuations and tax liabilities reflected on their 2012 TRIM notices have a very limited time to do so.
If you feel that your assessment may be too high, the deadlines to appeal your property taxes are approaching:
- September 17, 2012 – Palm Beach
- September 18, 2012 – Broward
- September 18, 2012 – Miami-Dade
When appealing your assessment, you will have to comply with a new requirement to pay at least 75% of the taxes by the delinquency date or have the petition denied. For example, in the case of 2012 appeals, the partial payment of tax must be received by March 31, 2013.
The steps to appeal your property assessment can be challenging. If you need assistance with this process, please contact a Kaufman, Rossin professional or contact the following resources directly who specialize in these tax appeals:
Mitchell Feldman – FBS Property Tax Abatement, LLC
305.350.7360 or email@example.com
Michelle Cohen – LeaseGuard, Inc.
561.998.2800 Ext. 1 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Wagner is an associate tax principal in Kaufman, Rossin’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice. Kaufman, Rossin & Co. is one of the top CPA firms in the country. He can be reached at email@example.com.