TAXABLE VALE IS NOT ALL THERE IS

TAXABLE VALE IS NOT ALL THERE IS

There was recently an article in TC Palm regarding “historic” increases in property valuations. The nearly 10% increase across the county’s municipalities property valuations in aggregate does not mean Martin County will have 10% more real estate tax money being...
No To Ballot Amendment 3

No To Ballot Amendment 3

The Martin County Taxpayers Association will continue to keep you updated on how different issues will affect you as a citizen and in your pocketbook. This year the legislature has placed an additional $25,000 real estate tax exemption for certain government employees...
Martin County Business Development Board Audit

Martin County Business Development Board Audit

The MCTA has reviewed the last year’s audit for the Business Development Board which was on the April 19th BOCC meeting. It was not a clean report since the auditors pointed out accounting policies not in line with best practices. Among the discrepancies found by the...
Florida voters will see a new property tax

Florida voters will see a new property tax

Florida voters will see a new property tax exemption on the ballot this year. Currently, the Property Appraiser on her website lists 16 property tax exemptions that can be applied for if the criteria are met. This newest one as listed in the passed bill is for “a...
Martin County Tax Initiative

Martin County Tax Initiative

Our tax system provides few options for our local elected boards to levy taxes. The Martin County School District will be asking for the renewal of the ½ cent sales tax to be used primarily for teacher bonuses this year. MCTA will address that in a subsequent article....