Tax Roll Process

Welcome to the Tax Roll Process page. This page contains links to Tax Roll Related sections of our website as well as downloadable files pertaining to the Polk County Property Appraiser's Tax Roll Process.

If you have questions please contact us (Tax Roll Contacts section).


Links to Taxing Authority Pages

NOTE: These links require a login. After logging in, go to the Downloads section to access tax roll reports.

TAX ROLL EVENT

STATUTE

DESCRIPTION

JUNE 1ST ESTIMATES
(JUNE 1ST)
200.065(8) The Property Appraiser shall provide estimates of the current year Taxable Value to Taxing Authorities by June 1st.
PRELIMINARY
(JULY 1ST)
200.065(1), 129.03(1) The Property Appraiser shall certify to each taxing authority the taxable value therein, with a copy of the statement required under s.195.073(3), F.S.
Truth in Millage (TRIM)
(AUGUST)
200.065(2)(b) No later than 55 days after certification of value the Property Appraiser will mail out the Notice of Proposed Property Taxes (TRIM), to all taxpayers by first class mail.
FINAL
(OCTOBER)
200.065(4) Within 101 days of certification of value (July 1, unless extension is granted) per s.200.065(1) the Taxing Authority must certify final adopted millage rates to the Property Appraiser, the Tax Collector, and the Department of Revenue.
VAB FINAL
(MARCH/APRIL)
200.065(6), 193.122(1),(2) After certification of tax rolls by the Value Adjustment Board, the Property Appraiser shall notify each taxing authority of the aggregate change in assessment roll resulting from actions by the VAB, or from correction of errors.

NOTE: The Notice of Proposed Property Taxes, also called a 'Truth in Millage' (TRIM) Notice will be mailed to property owners on August 17th this year. The TRIM notice is not a bill, but rather an estimate of taxes based on the proposed tax rates, property value and exemptions. The TRIM Notice includes the date and time of budgetary public hearings for each taxing authority and certain non-ad valorem assessment information.



Important Dates


Web site date
Monday, August 14, 2017

Mail out date
Thursday, August 17, 2017

File a petition deadline
Monday, September 11, 2017

Missed the deadline and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
Pre-File for 2018
Late File for 2017


You may file in person or online.
TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/3/2017

Extension Request Period
3/20/2017 - 4/3/2017

Independence Day
7/4/2017

Labor Day
9/4/2017

Veteran's Day
11/10/2017

Thanksgiving
11/23/2017 - 11/24/2017

Christmas
12/25/2017 - 12/26/2017

New Year's Day
1/1/2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/15/2018

Good Friday
3/30/2018

Memorial Day
5/29/2017