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Do I need an appraisal to reduce my Ad Valorem TPP tax? - A Magistrate’s Perspective

"As a seasoned Tangible Personal Property Special Magistrate who has served over ten counties in Florida, I have seen a variety of cases and numerous methods used in an attempt to reduce taxable value of tangible personal property (TPP). Often times, those efforts are in vain because the taxpayer or tax advocate is unaware of either the taxpayer’s burden to overcome the county assessor’s “presumption of correctness” or the magistrate’s burden to resolve the valuation issue.

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