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       Property Appraiser’s Office



      Taxpayers,                                         denial notice to file a petition with the Value Adjustment Board.  Efiling For A Homestead
        Welcome to our south                                For more information, contact Agricultural Appraisal
      Florida summer:                                    Services at (561) 355-4577 or myfarm@pbcgov.org.   Exemption And Portability
        On June 1, my office
      submits the estimated                              By The Numbers (2018)                                Recently, my office launched a new and improved
      taxable property values                                                                              Homestead Exemption Efile module (on our website: www.
      for 2019 to all Palm Beach                         • Staff: 5                                        pbcgov.com/PAPA) – when closing on a new home now you
      County  taxing  authorities.                       • Agricultural Classified Parcels: 5,237          can efile the same day without the deed. Simultaneously,
      These values assist in the                         • Highlights:                                     we added a new online component for when you’re moving
      groundwork for the taxing                             ○ Sugarcane Acres: 390,767                     within the state of Florida and filing for a homestead
      authorities’ budgets.                                 ○ Tropical Fruit and Citrus Acres: 713         exemption, you can efile for portability.
         On July 1, my office                               ○ Row Crops (i.e.: vegetables) Acres: 24,818      Remember, a homestead exemption can reduce the
      submits a preliminary tax roll to Florida’s Department   • Total Market Value: $8.2 billion          assessed value of your property, thereby reducing the amount
      of Revenue, the agency that oversees the operations of                                               of property tax you pay.
      all property appraisers in the state.                                                                   In the state of Florida, a $25,000 exemption is applied to
         During the next few months, the tax roll process will                                             the first $50,000 of your property’s assessed value if your
      continue and as always, I welcome your comments and                                                  property is your permanent residence and you owned the
      questions regarding your property value and exemption                                                property on Jan. 1 of the tax year. This exemption applies
      amounts.                                                                                             to all taxes, including school district taxes. An additional
         June also kicks off the 2019 hurricane season in south                                            exemption of up to $25,000 will be applied if your property’s
      Florida, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. As a                                                assessed value is between at least $50,000 and $75,000. This
      reminder to all property owners in Palm Beach County,                                                exemption is not applied to school district taxes.
      take a moment to review our “Report Storm Damaged                                                       Portability is transferring all or a significant portion
      Property” information on our website, www.pbcgov.                                                    of your cap savings, up to $500,000, from a home with a
      com/PAPA. It offers important details you need to know                                               homestead exemption to a new home within the state of
      if your property sustains severe storm damage. If you                                                Florida that qualifies for a homestead exemption.
      have any questions, call my office at (561) 355-3230.                                                   Homestead exemption and portability applications must
      For essential tips on hurricane preparedness, log onto                                               be submitted by March 1 (of the qualifying year).
      the Palm Beach County Emergency Management website                                                      Our Exemption Services Department which administers
      at: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Pages/  Agricultural Appraisal Services Department: Todd Wallace   all exemptions and portability applications including the
      default.aspx.                                      RES, CFE, Appraiser II; Mike Wheeler CFE, Appraiser II;   efile module on our website, is available to answer your
         June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month and   Jon Butz CFE, Appraiser II; Keith Alexander RES, CFE,   questions. Contact them at myexemption@pbcgov.org or
      we are highlighting the Agricultural Appraisal Services   manager; and Keisha Maharajh, administrative assistant  (561) 355-2866.
      Department. Palm Beach County has more than 450,000
      acres of agriculture, ranging from sugarcane to fruits and
      veggies to cattle. Enjoy reading.
                                           Respectfully,
                                Dorothy Jacks, CFA, AAS,
                    Palm Beach County Property Appraiser                                                               Sunday, June 21st

       Agricultural Appraisal

       Services Department
                                                                                                                           Specializing in
                                                                                                                             Specializing in
          Agriculturally classified lands are assessed based on an                                                      Specializing in
                                                                                                                           youth baseball
                                                                                                                             youth baseball
       agricultural use rate which overrides the market value on a per                                                  youth baseball
                                                                                                                            FUNdamentals!
       acre basis. There is a specific agricultural use rate for each use                                                  FUNdamentals!
       category (examples: sugarcane, sod, bees, equestrian, etc.) based                                                FUNdamentals!
                                                                                                                                   ────
       on the net income attributable to the land from the commercial                                                              ────
       agricultural business operation. The agricultural classification                                                       ────
       normally results in significant tax savings. You may apply for                                                     Play on the best
                                                                                                                            Play on the best
       an agricultural classification if your property is used for a bona                                              Play on the best
                                                                                                                           fields in the area!
                                                                                                                         fields in the area!
       fide commercial agricultural purpose.                                                                            fields in the area!
          To apply for this classification, you need to submit an
                                                                                                                                   ────
                                                                                                                                   ────
       application between Jan. 1 and March 1. You will be notified of                                                        ────
                                        2019
       the status of your application around July 1. If we approve your  2019
       a change in the use type or acreage used, you must notify our  2019                                              Fully screened
                                                                                                                             Fully screened
       application, it is not necessary to reapply each year. If there is
                                                                                                                           Fully screened
                                                                                                                          professional staff!
                                                                                                                         professional staff!
                                        SUMMER
       office.                                         SUMMER                                                         professional staff!
          If your agricultural classification application is denied   SUMMER                                                       ────
       and you disagree, please call our office. You are entitled to an                                                       ────  ────
       informal conference which gives you the opportunity to discuss                                                       Award-winning
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                                        SKILLS CAMPS
                                                                                                                           Award-winning
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