Tucked near the end of a lengthy ballot that features contentious issues like abortion and the Supreme Court is a little-discussed business tax cut amendment hoping to make it into the state Constitution. Read more
The Florida Democratic Party is targeting Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) for late tax payments on a number of properties affiliated with Southerland's business, rehashing an old attack launched by his 2010 opponent that didn't quite stick. Read more
It seems the Lake Alfred City Commissionis doing what the Polk County Value Adjustment Board refused to do earlier this year, which is to call out owners of property who are claiming and getting greenbelt tax breaks on land in developed subdivisions. Read more
Hernando County taxpayers could be looking at a $3.2 million loss of ad valorem tax revenue next year if constitutional amendments pass, sinkhole claims continue to escalate and the projected 4 percent decrease in property values holds true. Read more
As Florida continues to recover from a sluggish housing market, voters will decide in November whether to amend the state Constitution to extend property tax breaks to thousands of homeowners. Read more
Thanks to rising home values that increased property taxes collected in Anna Maria this fiscal year, city commissioners were able to unanimously approve a $2.3 million budget at their Sept. 19 budget hearing for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Read more
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