Memorandum from the Department of Revenue to Property Appraisers and Interested Parties
1/20/12 Department of Revenue memorandum RE: County and Municipal Property Tax Data Pursuant to Section 195.052, F.S.
Section 195.052, Florida Statutes, as amended by the 2008 Florida Legislature (Chapter 2008-197, Laws of Florida) requires that the Department of Revenue and all county property appraisers publish certain county and municipal property tax information on their web sites.
This law requires the Department of Revenue to publish on its web sites certain non-voted property tax information for county and municipal governments. Within each county, the tables present the following information for each nonvoted levy by the county and municipal governments:
Table 1: Comparison of Taxes Levied all County and Municipal Governments
- Millage Rates and Taxes Levied
- 2009 Adopted
- 2011 Rolled-Back (no budget increase)
- 2011 Adopted
- Percent Change in Taxes Levied
- 2011 Adopted from 2010 Adopted
- 2011 Adopted from 2011 Rolled-Back Rate *
* Rolled-Back Rate refers to the tax levies based on last year's budget and current assessments.
Table 2: Distribution of Taxes Levied by Property Type - County and Municipal Governments
Table 2 presents the proportion of property taxes paid for each county and municipal nonvoted levy by each of the following property types:
- Residential real property includes single family residential, real property mobile homes, duplexes, triplexes, other multi-family parcels, residential condominiums and those portions of other types of property which are used as a homestead.
- Homestead property
- Vacant lots
- Non-Residential real property includes the following types of property, excluding any portions used as a homestead.
- Commercial improved and vacant
- Industrial improved and vacant
- Other (government leasehold interests, miscellaneous and non-agricultural acreage)
- Tangible Personal Property
- Railroad property centrally assessed by the state
- Percent of total taxes levied for New Construction