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Maintenance Alert: Several applications in the Property Appraiser's Online Tools may be unavailable due to required maintenance starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, January 27. All applications should be available on Monday, January 30.


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.

Appealing a Tangible Personal Property Assessment

You may file a petition form with the Value Adjustment Board before the deadline on your Notice of Proposed Property Taxes.

We encourage you to talk to or visit the Property Appraiser first, before the deadline on your 'notice', for a review of your folio and an explanation of the assessment.

An assessment may not be contested unless a Tangible Personal Property Tax Return is filed.

Taxpayers may inquire about their assessment in person by going to:

Inquiries must be made no later than the deadline date printed on the notice.

Should the taxpayer indicate they will come to the office for an interview they must bring the following documents:

  • Picture Identification for verification of Owner or Corporate Officer.
  • Copy of the Tangible Tax Return amended with the corrected figures.
  • A copy of the company's federal income tax return, including an itemized fixed asset listing, for the period covering the assessment date of January 1st. This would typically be the previous year federal income tax return.
  • Copies of leases for all leased furniture and equipment for the period in question (as of January 1st).
  • Complete insurance binder, including endorsement page, documents and claims.
  • Appraisals
  • Documents such as sales documents, moving documents, bills of lading and shipping

The taxpayer must bring all additional information and/or documentation they would like to be considered in the assessment of their personal property.

Note: If you missed the appeal deadline on the Notice, you may contact the Value Adjustment Board about Just Cause Petitions at 305-375-5641.

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