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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.

WebsitesTools
https://www.polkpa.org
https://map.polkpa.org
https://exemptions.polkpa.org
https://tangible.polkpa.org
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 12, 2022

Mail out date
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

File a petition deadline
Monday, September 12, 2022

Missed the 2021 VAB deadline of September 13, 2021 and can show good cause? File a GOOD CAUSE PETITION.
2022 Late Filing Period
3/2/2022 - 9/9/2022

Pre-file for 2023

You may file in person, via mail, email, or online.
Office Locations
TPP Tax Return Deadline
4/1/2022

Extension Request Period
3/18/2022 - 4/1/2022

Tax Roll Processing
7/1/2022

Independence Day
7/4/2022

Labor Day
9/5/2022

Veteran's Day
11/11/2022

Thanksgiving
11/24/2022 - 11/25/2022

Christmas
12/23/2022 - 12/26/2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
1/16/2023

Good Friday
4/7/2023

Memorial Day
5/29/2023