[tabi] hearing re Leon County property tax adjustments start in two weeks

  • From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 17:14:15 -0400

I found the notice below on the Leon County Clerk of the Courts web site at 

(FYI, this web site has on line, copies of all documents related to the 
ownership of a piece of property in Leon county).



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Special Magistrates appointed by the Leon County 
Value Adjustment Board, in compliance with Fla. Stat. § 196.194, will conduct 
hearings in the Leon County Courthouse at 301 South Monroe Street in 
Tallahassee, Florida, on October 15, 2010, from October 18, 2010 through 
October 22, and from October 25 through October 29, 2010 from 9 a.m. to noon 
and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. each day to hear (1) complaints against denials of 
homestead exemptions by the Property Appraiser, (2) objections to the valuation 
placed on real estate and tangible personal property and (3) disputed or 
appealed applications for exemptions from ad valorem taxation.  Prior to 
conducting these hearings, the magistrates will attend an orientation session 
presented by VAB counsel on October 14, 2010 at 10 a.m. in the Clerk's 
Conference Room at the Leon County Courthouse.


Separate lists of applicants for exemptions that have been wholly or partially 
approved by the Property Appraiser, and of applicants for exemptions that have 
been denied by the Property Appraiser, are maintained for public viewing in the 
Leon County Property Appraiser's Office, 315 S. Calhoun Street, 3rd Floor, 
Tallahassee, Florida, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The 
lists include applications for the following exemptions:

*       Homestead-all categories; 
*       Certain permanently and totally disabled veterans; 
*       Disabled veterans confined to wheelchairs; 
*       Permanently and totally disabled persons; 
*       Renewable energy sources; 
*       Charitable, religious, scientific or literary uses and additional 
exemptions relating thereto; 
*       Educational property; 
*       Property owned and used by labor organizations; 
*       Certain agreement with local governments for use of public property; 
*       Economic development; 
*       Not-for-Profit sewer and water company property; 
*       Widows, blind persons and persons totally and permanently disabled; 
*       Tangible personal property; and 
*       Agricultural property.


Any taxpayer may bring an action to contest a tax assessment pursuant to Fla. 
Stat. § 194.171.  Refer to our website 
  for additional information on the VAB process in Leon County.

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