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PCPA Website ADA Compliance

The Polk County Property Appraiser's Office has implemented the WCAG 2.0 Level AA accessibility standard for all of its websites and website content. The major categories of disability that WCAG addresses are visual, hearing, motor and cognitive.

If you need access to information or documents not currently available on our website, please contact the Property Appraiser Help Desk at (863) 534-4765. The PCPA will provide the information through alternative means.

The following tools were used to test our websites and web content.

Accessibility Engine (AXE) by Deque
Color Contrast Checker
Screen Readers (See Below)

Website Documents/ContentTools
PDF Documents Acrobat Pro Accessibility Checker
CommonLook PDF
Word Documents Microsoft Accessibility Checker
Excel Documents Microsoft Accessibility Checker
HTML Help Files Accessibility Engine (AXE) by Deque
Reports - HTML Version Accessibility Engine (AXE) by Deque
Note: PDF Versions of Reports are not ADA compliant, therefore each report has an HTML alternative.

Screen Readers 
Acrobat Reader Read Out Loud Text-to-Speech
ChromeVox Screen Reader
Jaws Screen Reader by Freedom Scientific
Microsoft Narrator Screen Reader
NVDA Screen Reader by NVAccess
Screen reader keyboard shortcuts at Deque University

Browser Accessibility Information

WebAIM recommends the following Browser/ Screen Reader pairings:

Many popular browsers contain built-in accessibility tools.

Important Dates

Web site date
Friday, August 13, 2021

Mail out date
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

File a petition deadline
Monday, September 13, 2021

Missed the 2020 VAB deadline of September 11, 2020 and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
Late File for 2021
Pre-file for 2022

You may file via mail, email, or online.
TPP Tax Return Deadline

Extension Request Period
3/18/2021 - 4/1/2021

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Veteran's Day

11/25/2021 - 11/26/2021

12/23/2021 - 12/24/2021

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day