Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Two Weeks Until Florida Property Tax Vote
Two weeks from today on Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Floridians will step into the voting booths... hanging chads and all... and decide on an important property tax measure.
If approved, the measure, among other things, will serve two main purposes:
1) It will "double" the homestead exemption from $25,000 to $50,000 (Uh, not really double...read what I'm talking about here) and
2) It will also provide portability of the Save Our Homes Tax (Not sure what that is? Learn more here)
You can read more about the property tax bill at http://www.yeson1florida.com/amendment_1.php
Also, this past weekend I read a good (good meaning funny) column in a local paper which "answers some questions" about this whole Florida property tax issue. Think you'll enjoy it!
My favorite question and its "brilliant" answer: