Homeowners Scrambling To Pre-Pay Property TaxesSome homeowners -- particularly those with high property taxes -- are spending this last week of 2017 in lines at county offices looking to pre-pay 2018's tax bill before the end of the year.
House Looks At Swapping Property Taxes, Sales TaxesA House committee is looking at ways to replace property taxes with a higher state sales tax.
Fla. Education Board Wants More School Funding Florida’s state board that oversees the states’ schools wants a boost in school funding for 2015.
Proposed Property Tax Notices In The MailIt's a late August ritual across South Florida as millions of homeowners find proposed property tax notices in their mailboxes.
Dade Voters Approve Tax Increase For Jackson Health Improvements 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.
County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries OpenThe 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.
Broward School Board To Vote On Property Tax HikeAfter the last legislative session, Gov. Rick Scott touted the fact that legislators had boosted education funding by more than a billion dollars statewide.
Sweetwater Moves Forward With Tax Break For Disabled VeteransThe city of Sweetwater unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance that would give a tax benefit to disabled veterans, Monday night.
Mayor Gimenez Calls Tax Increase Proposal A "Misstep"Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says his original plan to increase the budget in the upcoming year was a political “misstep.”
Dade Commission Approves Tax Rate For New BudgetMiami-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.
Property Tax Town Hall Meeting In Dade TuesdayMiami-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.
Friday Deadline Looms For Dade Property Tax ExemptionsProperty 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.