Property tax Q & A


The daily has devoted days of coverage to property taxes, and I still get questions about what is the real impact. The Orlando Sentinel did a great Q&A.

Q: What are lawmakers going to do for me?

A: That depends who you are. All property owners — business owners, primary homeowners, snowbirds and other second-home owners — will benefit from the first step lawmakers intend to take: forcing cities and counties to immediately freeze their property-tax collections at current-year levels and then cut 3 percent to 9 percent more.

Read Q&A: What tax talk means to you for the rest of the answers