In just the past few years, property taxes have increased at an alarming rate, with even steeper increases ahead in the near future. For most investment property, real estate taxes are the largest single expense item found on the operating statement, which in turn dramatically affects the bottom line net profit. In Florida, most commercial properties are experiencing smaller profit margins, due to the rise of property taxes and many other associated operating expenses. Are you overpaying this heavy tax?
We primarily work on a contingency basis: Assessments up to $1,000,000 equals fee of 38% of the Tax Savings, Assessments greater than $1,000,000 equals fee of 33% of the Tax Savings. Our fees are for a one year period only.
We also have a $65.00 filing and review fee per tax parcel which covers all county filing fees, notary fees as well as petition preparation and filing costs.
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PLEASE BE ADVISED: In order to guarantee that we process your petition in a timely manner, we recommend all agreements be returned to our office no later than 5 days before your county’s deadline. The county deadlines can be found on your “Proposed Tax Notice” from the county.
Our office typically needs at least 48 hours prior to the “County Deadline Date”, to process and file your petition timely. Agreements sent in within 48 hours of the “County Deadline Date” are not guaranteed and may not be processed timely due to the close proximity to the County Deadline. As most larger Counties have online filing, if the above applies, to ensure timely filing we recommend you file your petition directly with the County your property is located in and we can represent you and your appeal from that point forward.
Please google “Value Adjustment Board” for your County for instructions on how to file online. Once the filing is completed, please notify our office that you filed the petition and we will begin working on your appeal as normal. The main thing is that your petition is filing timely.