Sunday, December 08, 2013
WHERE DOES OUR COUNTY’S PROPERTY TAX MONEY COME FROM?
West Palm Beach has the highest 2013 tax bill, 69.7mm with Boca Raton next at $59.1MM), Delray Beach at $47.3MM and Palm Beach Gardens at $47MM. Palm Beach’s property tax bill of $41MM makes it 5th highest in the county.
Largest tax bill goes to Florida Power & Light ($76.3MM), the Breakers is one of the top 10 taxpayers with the highest tax bill on the island, and includes properties in West Palm Beach.
Other high tax payers include Boca Raton Town Center’s trust, Bell South Communications, U.S. Sugar Corp and the owner of the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens, Comcast, Boca Raton Reosrt & Club, and Wellington Green mall owners.
· 686,556 property tax bills are mailed out by the tax collector
· Total tax revenue is $3,025 BB.
Tax Collector is Anne Gannon, whose name you know if you pay property taxes.