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      Property Matters

      Dear Friend,                                       Check Your Mailbox For Your
        This month the property
      appraiser mails a “Truth in                        TRIM Notice In August
      Millage” (TRIM) Notice of
      Proposed Property Taxes to                           This month, the property appraiser mails “Truth in
      all property owners.  This                         Millage” (TRIM) Notice of Proposed Property Taxes to
      notice  is  not  a  bill.  If  you                 property owners. This is not a bill. These notices provide
      have  questions  about  the                        information on any proposed changes in the millage rate
      notice, please contact the                         (tax rate) of each taxing authority and lists your property’s
      property appraiser’s office.                       market and assessed value. They also list exemptions
        Another important date                           applied to your property.
      to  remember  is Aug.  28,                           Please remember, the tax collector does not determine
      Primary  Day. The  winners                         the amount you must pay for property taxes. We collect the     Please contact the Palm Beach County Property
      will be on the November ballot. Please exercise your right   amount due and distribute the revenue to the appropriate   Appraiser’s  Office  for  questions  about  taxable  value.
      to vote, it’s critical to our democracy!           taxing authorities. Many factors influence the amount you   Contact your local municipality with questions pertaining
                                           Best regards,  must pay in annual property taxes. This graphic illustrates   to millage rates and non-ad valorem taxes.
                                       Anne M. Gannon    how these factors are added together to determine your     If you don’t agree with your assessed value of your
                                                         annual property taxes.                            property, you can file a petition for adjustment with the
                                                                                                           Value Adjustment Board (VAB). The VAB settles disputes
                                                                                                           between taxpayers and the property appraiser.  The
        Experience Dentistry with a Woman’s Touch                                                          deadline to file a petition is Sept. 14. For more information
                                                                                                           on filed petitions, hearing dates, rescheduling, the appeal
                                                                                                           process and/or final decisions, call the VAB at (561) 355-
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                                                                                                             Now is the time to verify your address and report any
                    Joanne Green, D.D.S.                                                                   errors or updates to the Property Appraiser’s Office at
                                                                                                           (561) 355-2866. We use the information they have on file
                                                                                                           to mail your 2018 property tax bill in November. If you
                          10887 N. Military Trail, Suite 6                                                 do not receive a tax bill in November, search our payment
                         Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410                                                      center for your records. It is the responsibility of each
                                                                                                           taxpayer to ensure property taxes are paid, regardless if
                 (561) 622-2815 •                                                   a tax notice is received or not.

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                                                                                                           Tourist Development Tax Is

                                                                                                           Moving Online!

                                                                                                             As we write this month’s issue of Property Matters,
                                                                                                           we are also performing final acceptance testing of our
                                                                                                           new online Tourist Development Tax (TDT) system. The
                                                                                                           system is scheduled to be available for property owners
                                                                                                           and their agents to file TDT returns beginning Aug. 1 for
                                                                                                           the July rental period. Once the system is available, paper
                                                                                                           returns will no longer be accepted.
                                                                                                             The new online system will give you the ability to
                                                                                                           manage your TDT account 24/7. You can register your
            Looking For A Way To Reshape Your Life?                                                        property, file returns, pay the Tourist Development Tax
                                                                                                           and authorize an agent to manage your property for you.
                                                                                                             For the latest information, please visit
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                         $200 for 20 Sessions                                                              3185 PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens to make way
                                                                                                           for a new, state-of-the-art facility to serve North County
            Call Phil Now For Details 561-541-5074                                                         taxpayers. Only the road test course remains in use. Please
                                                                                                           visit us just around the corner at 3188 PGA Boulevard
           Remember, You’re Not Fit, Unless You’re Phil Fit                                                in the Northeast County Courthouse complex where we
                                                                                                           continue to provide all services. The new service center
                                                                                                           is slated to open in late 2019.
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