Tax Revolt Goes Awry

Number 22596
Subject Taxes
Source Herald-Tribune (Sarasota, Fla.)
State FL
Year 2005
Publication Date 09/18/2005; 09/19/2005; 09/20/2005; 09/21/2005; 09/22/2005; 09/23/2005; 09/24/2005
Summary This investigation exposed inequities in Florida's property tax system, which are unintended consequences of the Save Our Homes tax amendment. The discrepancies have grown so much that millionaires in beachfront homes pay less than middle-class families living in modest houses, costing the state millions in property tax revenue.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 59
Keywords property taxes;real estate;development;tax reform;tax shelters;tax havens;Save Our Homes Amendment;open records
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