Analytical Services Relating To Property Taxation – PART 2: Revenue Component

Publication Type: Fiscal Impact, Regional Modeling, Housing, Property Taxes, Public Policy, Revenue Forecasting, Taxation
Pages: 264
Authors: Archer, Wayne R.; Denslow, David A.; Dewey, James F.; Gatzlaff, Dean H.; Johns, Tracy L.; Macpherson, David A.; Norrbin, Stefan C.; Schlagenhauf, Donald E.; Scicchitano, Michael J.; Sirmans, G. Stacy; Stroh, Robert C.; Williamson, Anne R.
Division: Economic Analysis
The interaction between the Save Our Homes assessment limit and Florida’s housing boom created a property tax system riddled with inequities and inefficiencies. The inequities are obvious, and the newspapers are filled with examples: neighbors with similar houses but one paying twice the property tax of the other. A more subtle inequity is that Save Our Homes favors homesteaders over renters, who on average are less affluent. The inefficiencies are both economic and political.


Subject Index:
Property taxes, Public policy, Save Our Homes

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