Budget, Taxes, and Salaries
 
  • More than

    ½

    of Miami-Dade County’s Property Owners will get a

    smaller tax bill this year

    .

  • In November and December, approximately

    46,000 low-income seniors

    will automatically receive

    $100

    in assistance to help pay for County services. 

  • The County will collect

    $50 million less

    in property taxes than it did last year, and

    $248 million less

    than the year before that.

  • When adjusted for inflation, Miami-Dade County government

    service costs less

    than it has in at least

    20 years

    .

  • As a result of temporary and permanent employee concessions, the County

    saved $225 million

    in salaries.

  • On a bi-weekly basis, the average employee will take home

    $87 less

    than they did 2 years ago.

  • The County is doing more with less – With cuts of about

    900 positions

    , we will have fewer employees than we have had in a decade.

  • Even if the Mayor and Manager wanted to make future adjustments to the current union contracts, we are bound by state law to go through with negotiations.

  • If the County had adopted a flat tax rate,

    $150 million

    more would have been cut from the budget. That would require laying off sworn police officers and firefighters.
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