Florida’s state board that oversees the states’ schools wants a boost in school funding for 2015.
It’s a late August ritual across South Florida as millions of homeowners find proposed property tax notices in their mailboxes.
Voters in Miami-Dade County have approved a measure which will raise their property taxes to fund a major overhaul of the Jackson Health System.
The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
After the last legislative session, Gov. Rick Scott touted the fact that legislators had boosted education funding by more than a billion dollars statewide.
The city of Sweetwater unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance that would give a tax benefit to disabled veterans, Monday night.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”
Miami-Dade County government may be about to undergo another round of austerity after county commissioners approved by a vote of 8-4 a budget for the new year which does not include an increase in property taxes.
Miami-Dade homeowners who think their property taxes may be too high, or are in need of a property value adjustment, are urged to attend a town hall style meeting Tuesday night hosted by county Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera.
Property owners in Miami-Dade who planned to file for a property tax exemption have until the end of the business day Friday to submit their application.