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When buying real estate property, do not assume property taxes will remain the same. A 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.

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

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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.

Working Waterfronts

On November 4, 2008, Florida voters approved Amendment 6 creating changes to Section 4 of Article VII of the State Constitution. This Amendment provides for classification and assessment of working waterfront property based on the following qualified uses:

  • Predominantly used for commercial fishing
  • Accessible to the public and used for vessel launches into navigable waters
  • A marina or dry stack open to the public
  • A water-dependent marine manufacturing facility
  • A water-dependent commercial fishing facility
  • A water-dependent marine vessel construction or repair facility and/or support facilities

Prior to the passage of this amendment, working waterfront properties were assessed based on the 'Highest and Best Use' resulting in properties being assessed at values higher than the actual businesses they housed.

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