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Appraisal Calendar & Legal Holidays

The Property Appraiser follows an annual calendar of events established by Florida Law. The following are key dates in the annual process of preparing the Property Value Roll:

January 1

    • The date used as a basis for all property value assessments for the tax year
    • The date that determines residency or ownership requirements to qualify for Homestead Exemption and additional Senior Citizen Exemption
    • The date for establishing the classification of agricultural classification applications

January 1 to April 1

    • Filing period for Tangible Personal Property Returns. Filing deadline is April 1

March 1

    • Deadline for filing annual application for Homestead Exemption
    • Deadline for filing annual application for additional Senior Citizen Exemption
    • Deadline for filing annual application for agricultural classification
    • Deadline for filing annual application for Non-Profit Exemption
    • Deadline for receiving exemption application for leasehold interests in governmental property

April 1

    • Deadline for filing Tangible Personal Property Return without penalty
    • Deadline for filing all other returns and applications not otherwise specified by specific provision of general law

After April 1

    • Penalty imposed for improper or late filing or failure to file Tangible Personal Property Return

June 1

    • Deadline for submitting the required documentation for the additional Senior Citizen Exemption

No later than July 1

    • Property owners notified in writing of all exemption and agricultural classification applications denied for the current year
    • Tax Roll submitted to the Florida Department of Revenue Executive Director for review
    • Complete assessments of all property

No later than August 24

    • Deliver notices of proposed taxes (TRIM) pursuant to s. 200.069, to all taxpayers by first class mail

For a period of 25 days following the mailing of the TRIM notices

    • Any inquiries pertaining to the assessment, exemptions or other concerns can be addressed with the Property Appraiser's Office. Differences of opinion on value and any discrepancies should be discussed at this time. Exemptions and agricultural classifications applied for should also be verified

No later than November 1

    • The Tax Collector mails tax bills to all Real and Tangible Personal Property owners



For more information on Exemptions and Tangible Personal Property Tax, please use the main menu on the left, or these links:
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    This information was derived from data which was compiled by the Okeechobee County Property Appraiser's Office solely for the governmental purpose of property assessment. This information should not be relied upon by anyone as a determination of the ownership of property or market value. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the accuracy of the data herein, it's use, or it's interpretation. Although it is periodically updated, this information may not reflect the data currently on file in the Property Appraiser's office. The assessed values are NOT certified values and therefore are subject to change before being finalized for ad valorem assessment purposes.

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