See beyond the numbers

2012 Real Estate Tax Appeal Deadlines

Dan WagnerMiami-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 mfeldman@fbstaxabatement.com

Michelle Cohen – LeaseGuard, Inc.
561.998.2800 Ext. 1 or info@leaseguardusa.com

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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 dwagner@kaufmanrossin.com.

See beyond the numbers

2011 Real Estate Tax Appeal Deadlines

Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties have all recently issued their annual Truth in Millage (“TRIM”) notices.  Property owners wishing to appeal the assessed valuations and tax liabilities reflected on their 2011 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. After the following deadlines, appeals for 2011 will not be permitted: 

  • September 16, 2011 – Palm Beach
  • September 19, 2011 – Broward
  • September 19, 2011 – Miami-Dade

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 mfeldman@fbstaxabatement.com

Michelle Cohen – LeaseGuard, Inc.
561.998.2800 Ext. 1 or info@leaseguardusa.com

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Scott F. Berger is a tax principal at Kaufman, Rossin’s Miami office.  Kaufman, Rossin & Co. is one of the top CPA firms in the country.  He can be reached at sberger@kaufmanrossin.com.