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When buying real estate property, do not assume property taxes will remain the same. Any change in ownership may reset the assessed value of the property to full market value, which could result in higher property taxes. Please use our Tax Estimator to approximate your new property taxes.

The Property Appraiser does not send tax bills and does not set or collect taxes. Please visit the Tax Collector's website directly for additional information.

The Homestead Exemption saves property owners thousands of dollars each year. Do not jeopardize your Homestead by renting your property.

Before buying real estate property, be aware that non-ad valorem assessments may have a significant impact on your property tax bill.

SearchProperty Search

The Property Search allows you to view detailed information for properties in Miami-Dade County.

PenComparable Sales

The Comparable Sales Tool allows you to access and compare real estate sale information for properties in Miami-Dade County.

PenTax Estimator

The Tax Estimator provides an approximate amount of taxes that may be due on a property.

PenTax Comparison

The Tax Comparison allows you to view a property's tax information for the current and previous year and lists changes by taxing district.

Hurricane Irma

As we continue our recovery and cleanup efforts, please visit the Emergency website for the latest information on openings and closings in Miami-Dade County.

Applying for your assessment reduction for living quarters of parent and grandparents (Granny Flat)

Under the 'Assessment Reduction of New Construction for Parent(s) or Grandparent(s) Living Quarters, commonly called the 'Granny Flat' Exemption, homesteaded property owners who add living quarters for a parent or grandparent can apply to have all or part of the value of this new construction deducted from the assessment.

General requirements and limitations are as follows:

  • The property must be homesteaded by the property owner.
  • The parent or grandparent must be 62 or older as of January 1.
  • The ‘Granny Flat’ must be the permanent residence of the parent or grandparent.
  • Only construction or reconstruction completed after January 7, 2003 qualifies.
  • Construction or reconstruction must be properly permitted.
  • The maximum reduction allowable is 20% of the total assessed value as improved.

All Granny Flat Applications are due by March 1st.

The Granny Flat Assessment Reduction will be automatically renewed annually. Homeowners benefiting from this exemption must notify the Property Appraiser’s Office if they no longer meet the eligibility requirements.

Applying for your Granny Flat Assessment Reduction

  1. Download the application form PDF.
  2. Complete the application form.
  3. Attach required documents such as permits, certificate of occupancy, building plans, and identification for the parent or grandparent.

    NOTE: The application form must be signed by the owner and parent or grandparent.

  4. Mail the completed application form and attachments to:

    PO BOX 013140
    MIAMI FL 33101

    Or, file in person by visiting one of the offices:

    Additional locations are available during January and February.

If you cannot view PDF PDF files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.

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