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Palm Beach County Budget & Tax News

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Organizations like the Town of Palm Beach Civic Association (PBCA) are trying to get the Palm Beach County Government to hold the line on taxes. Stay tuned to this page to see the latest news, reports, and action on the County Budget process.

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Civic Association Letter to the Editor: TaxWatch Report Revealing About County Budget

The Editor
Palm Beach Post
P.O. Box 24700
West Palm Beach, Florida 33416

Dear Sir:

The Florida Taxwatch Center for Local Government Studies reveals that Palm Beach County is carrying sizable reserves well above those of similar counties (see link below).   If this is true, why are County Commissioners considering yet another tax increase when a simple transfer from savings would accomplish the task at hand?

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Property Taxes Lower in Palm Beach for 2012

real estate valueThere is some good news in the 2011 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes recently released by the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser: the total millage rate levied by all local taxing districts combined has gone down slightly, so most property owners can expect to pay less in property taxes this year.

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