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      Property Matters




      Dear Friend,                                       (561) 355-2866. We use the information they have on file   Tourist Development Tax Is
        This month the property                          to mail your 2018 property tax bill in November. If you
      appraiser mails a “Truth in                        do not receive a tax bill in November, search our payment   Moving Online!
      Millage” (TRIM) Notice of                          center for your records. It is the responsibility of each
      Proposed Property Taxes to                         taxpayer to ensure property taxes are paid, regardless if     As we write this month’s issue of Property Matters,
      all property owners. This                          a tax notice is received or not.                  we are also performing final acceptance testing of our
      notice is not a bill. If you                                                                         new online Tourist Development Tax (TDT) system. The
      have questions  about the                          Let Us Help You Take Your                         system is scheduled to be available for property owners
      notice, please contact the                                                                           and their agents to file TDT returns beginning Aug. 1 for
      property appraiser’s office.                       Hour Back!                                        the July rental period. Once the system is available, paper
        Another important date                                                                             returns will no longer be accepted.
      to remember is Aug. 28,                              Did you know the                                  The new online system will give you the ability to
      Primary  Day. The  winners  will  be  on  the  November   average wait time in                       manage your TDT account 24/7. You can register your
      ballot. Please exercise your right to vote, it’s critical to   our service centers                   property, file returns, pay the Tourist Development Tax
      our democracy!                                     is  52  minutes?                                  and authorize an agent to manage your property for you.
                                           Best regards,  That’s  nearly  one                                For the latest information, please visit www.pbctax.
                                       Anne M. Gannon    hour  of your  life                               com/tdt.
                                                         that could be better
      Check Your Mailbox For Your                        spent enjoying your                               Don’t Forget, The PGA

      TRIM Notice In August                              summer! Connect                                   Service Center Is Closed
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        This month, the property appraiser mails “Truth in   TAXPBC) to learn                                In May, we closed our aging, former DMV office at
      Millage” (TRIM) Notice of Proposed Property Taxes to   how to take that                              3185 PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens to make way
      property owners. This is not a bill. These notices provide   hour of your life back by simply planning ahead or choosing   for a new, state-of-the-art facility to serve North County
      information on any proposed changes in the millage rate   a different payment method.                taxpayers. Only the road test course remains in use. Please
      (tax rate) of each taxing authority and lists your property’s     One of the very best ways you can take your hour back is   visit us just around the corner at 3188 PGA Boulevard
      market and assessed value. They also list exemptions   to make an appointment for driver’s license service. You   in the Northeast County Courthouse complex where we
      applied to your property.                          can book your appointment a full 90 days before your driver’s   continue to provide all services. The new service center
        Please remember, the tax collector does not determine   license expires. You won’t waste an hour waiting in line.  is slated to open in late 2019.
      the amount you must pay for property taxes. We collect the
      amount due and distribute the revenue to the appropriate
      taxing authorities. Many factors influence the amount you                  pickupS FOR AuTiSM ...
      must pay in annual property taxes. This graphic illustrates
      how these factors are added together to determine your                                                         ... and Related Disabilities
      annual property taxes.
        Please contact the Palm Beach County Property
      Appraiser’s  Office  for  questions  about  taxable  value.
      Contact your local municipality with questions pertaining
      to millage rates and non-ad valorem taxes.                     GOT cluTTeR?                                            DOnATe YOuR
        If you don’t agree with your assessed value of your
      property, you can file a petition for adjustment with the                                                                GenTlY uSeD
      Value Adjustment Board (VAB). The VAB settles disputes
      between taxpayers and the property appraiser.  The                                                                                     iTeMS
      deadline to file a petition is Sept. 14. For more information
      on filed petitions, hearing dates, rescheduling, the appeal                                                                Call us now
      process and/or final decisions, call the VAB at (561) 355-                                                         for a free piCkup
      6289 or visit www.mypalmbeachclerk.com/vab.
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