Property Tax – Sample Bill

Sample BillThis Sample Tax Bill is for illustrative purposes only and does not include current tax information. Please note that the Broward County Board of County Commissioners only levies a portion of the taxes that appear on your tax bill, depending on the location of your property. There are a number of other government taxing authorities authorized to levy taxes that appear on your tax bill. State law requires Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division to collect all the taxes on behalf of the taxing authorities.

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Ad Valorem Taxes Taxing Authority - the district levying the tax
Millage Rate – tax rate expressed in dollars and cents per $1,000 of taxable value
Taxes Levied - taxable value of property multiplied by the millage rate

Non-Ad Valorem Assessments
Levying Authority - District name
Rate - Amount per assessed footage or units
Amount - Rate multiplied by footage/units
F - Fire/rescue fees assessed by County or municipality
L - Lighting District
G - Garbage and Trash Service

Mortgage Code
This number identifies your mortgage servicing company.
Escrow Company Information by Code
Escrow Company Information by Name

Name and Address
Always verify the name and address that appears on your tax bill. Changes must be requested through the Broward County Property Appraiser. You can download an Address Change Form online at www.bcpa.net.

Amount Due
Tax bills are mailed on and become payable November 1 of each year. They become delinquent April 1. Discounts for early payment range from four percent for payments received in November to one percent for payments received in February. Please only pay one of these amounts, during the appropriate month.

Assessed Value and Exemptions
This is the assessed value of your property as determined by the Property Appraiser
and all exemptions for which you have qualified.

Legal Description
This section describes the property taxed.

Property Identification Number
This number is used by Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division as a unique identifier for your property.

Message Area
This section of the tax bill may include important informational messages from Broward County Records, Taxes and Treasury Division regarding such things as tax payment options, or delinquent tax information.