Florida Property Tax Reform Committee
The next meeting will be held November 29, 2006 at the
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
Orlando International Airport, 3rd Level Board Room
Orlando, FL from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
On June 21, 2006, Governor Bush released Executive Order 06-141 creating the 15 member Property Tax Reform Committee. The ultimate purpose of the Committee is to make recommendations on how to improve property taxation in Florida. These recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, and the Taxation and Budget Reform Commission are to be guided by concerns for equity, compliance, economic competitiveness, economic neutrality and fiscal balance. The Committee is directed to discuss the consequences of current property tax exemptions and assessment differentials, as well as the appropriateness, affordability and economic consequences of property taxation levels in Florida. The Committee is also charged with discussing and introducing alternative means of taxation, replacement alternatives to property taxation, and limitations upon local government revenue and expenditures.
An initial report is due by December 15, 2006, followed by a mid-term report no later than March 1, 2007, then a final report no later than December 1, 2007.
To assist with its deliberations, the Committee will solicit and consider public comment from a broad variety of business associations, professional associations, governmental associations, agencies, businesses, and citizens. Though public meetings will be held around the state to receive input, the Committee is also encouraging concerned parties to submit your solutions here. Additionally, click here to contact the Property Tax Reform Committee for a reason other than to submit a solution.
Executive Order 06-141
Executive Order 06-147
Executive Order 06-203 (Amending Executive Order 06-141)