Understanding Your Property Tax

Volusia County Property Appraiser UPT

  • Volume 17, August 2016 pdf
    • From the Desk of Morgan Gilreath
    • The Real Estate Marketplace Continues to Rebound Through 2015 ...on into 2016
    • The 2016 Tax Roll ..."What's Happening?"
  • Volume 16, August 2015 pdf
    • Property Appraiser's "Renovated" Website
    • Real Estate Recovery
    • "We Are Residential"
    • "Homestead Fraud" - What is it and...,could it happen to me?
    • What's happening with property tax rates this year? Are our taxes going up?
    • If you disagree with our valuation, call us. You have the right to file a Petition with the Value Adjustment Board(VAB) and be heard by a Special Magistrate.
  • Volume 15, August 2014 pdf
    • OK, Real Estate Prices/Values are up...,but what's happening with my property taxes?
    • "Rolled Back Rate" For My City, etc.?
    • Composite Millage Rates Combine all Taxing Authority Rates for your Total Tax Amount
    • Property Tax Exemptions... Why Are They Important?
    • "Assessment Reductions," Homestead Exemptions and Homestead Fraud
    • If you disagree with our valuation, call us. You have the right to file a Petition with the Value Adjustment Board(VAB) and be heard by a Special Magistrate.
  • Volume 14, August 2013 pdf
    • New Mapping and Property Description Technology
    • With the Real Estate Market Rising, what's going to happen to the Property Taxes on my home?
    • The TRIM Notice(NOPPT), Page #1: "Taxes and Millage Rates"
    • The TRIM Notice(NOPPT), Page #2: "Property Values, Exemptions and VAB Petitions"
    • What's happening with the Low-Income Senior Exemption that passed with a 62% Margin of Volusia Voters?
  • Volume 13, August 2012 pdf
    • Part I: The Volusia Real Estate Market
    • Part II: What Does This Do To My Property Taxes?
    • Part III: The 2012 Constitutional Amendments
  • Volume 12, August 2011 pdf
    • What's happening in the Real Estate Market?
    • Viewing the history of building construction in Volusia County (1850-2011)
    • How can you appraise property in such an abnormal real estate market?...And how can your appraisals be accurate?
    • How can my value go down and my taxes go up?
    • What happened to Tax Roll Values in our cities?
    • New Legislation
  • Volume 11, August 2010 pdf
    • Part I: The Real Estate Market "Crash" Continues Its Downward Spiral...How Does That Relate To Property Taxes?
    • PART II: Property Tax Constitutional Amendments For November Ballot
    • PART III: The Notice of Proposed Property Taxes (NOPPT) Form Has Changed
  • Volume 10, August 2009 pdf
    • The 2009 Tax Roll reflects the actions of the 2008 Real Estate Market
    • New exemptions require separate calculation of "Non-School" and "School" Taxes on Notice of Proposed Property Taxes (NOPPT)
    • WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH MY PROPERTY TAXES THIS YEAR? Let's start with the basics...
    • How Do Increases in Property Tax Budgets Compare to Increases in Taxpayer's Incomes?
  • Volume 9, August 2008 pdf
    • The 2008 Tax Roll reflects the actions of the 2007 Real Estate Market
    • Save our Home (SOH) "Recapture" will probably "eat up" some of your value reduction!
    • What is going on with the "Real Estate Bubble" and Government Spending? The Bubble has burst, how about the spending?
    • What happened with the January Amendment #1 Vote? How am I impacted by it?
    • 2008 Legislature attempts to "shine a light" on budget process...with new millage rate terminology... Same 'ole "Rolled Back Rate" plus all-new "Maximum Millage Rate."
    • November 2008 Constitutional Amendments (Relating to the Property Tax)
  • Volume 8, August 2007 pdf
    • A very unusual real estate market this year...
    • Florida's 2007 Legislature and property tax reform...what did they do?
    • Legislative act effective this year
    • All other issues require a constitutional amendment to be voted on January 29, 2008
    • If the Amendment passes, how do I know what to do about keeping SOH?
    • Tax calculator available
  • Volume 7, August 2006 pdf
    • Another record year for property values in Volusia County and how it relates to tax increases
    • "Save our homes", portability and the transfer of SOH tax savings as tax increases to all non-capped property owners
    • New features available on our website...http://Volusia.org/property
    • Property Appraiser's office receives State and National recognition
  • Volume 6, August 2005 pdf
    • Another Record Year for Property Values in Volusia County
    • Does an increase in value automatically mean increased taxes?
    • New features available on our website...http://Volusia.org/property
    • Property Appraiser's office receives State and National recognition
  • Volume 5, August 2004 pdf
    • 2004 Continues as a Record Real Estate Market in Volusia County
    • Homestead Exemptions - "What are they and what am I getting from them?"
    • Save Our Homes (SOH) Exemption Increases by $23,000 over last 3 years
    • Agricultural Exemption expanded to include horse tracks and boarding operations
    • Implementing the "new" parents or grandparents living quarters exemption
  • Volume 4, August 2003 pdf
    • A record real estate market in Volusia County
    • Everything you ever wanted to know about millage rates but were afraid to ask...
    • "Granny Flats" exemption (not applicable this year)
    • Property Appraiser's new computer system and web site
  • Volume 3, August 2002 pdf
    • New computer capability
    • Web site improvements
    • Presentation at national conference
    • Customer service is our highest priority
    • 2001 Revenue distribution to taxing authorities
  • Volume 2, August 2001 pdf
    • This office belongs to you...
    • Using the Internet
    • What is a "mill"?
    • Revenue distribution to taxing authorities
  • Volume 1, August 2000 pdf
    • Property Appraiser's role
    • How is my tax bill calculated?
    • What if I don't agree with my property's market value?