Bay County Property Tax

Gov Crist Here, Comments on Airport, No Education Cuts, and Offshore Oil Drilling

May 11, 2009 • 2 comments

Dancing on the animated floor projection, Governor Charlie Crist made an appearance at the Panama City Beach’s Chamber of Commerce last Tuesday to attend a “round-table” meeting with 10 of […]

by Jason Koertge

No More Property Tax?

August 16, 2008 • 7 comments

Not that it is really a debatable issue any longer (at least not now), on the ballot was a tax swap amendment goaled at reducing Florida property tax by up […]

by Jason Koertge

Bay County Value Adjustment Board cuts assessments

April 26, 2008 • 1 comment

The Bay County VAB, or Value Adjustment Board, reviewed just under 600 properties and cut assessments on many. Some were cut by percentages, others by who dollar amounts, and some […]

by Jason Koertge

Amendment 1 Q&A with Jimmy Patronis

February 6, 2008 • 1 comment

Now that Amendment 1 was passed, what does it mean for us. Representative Jimmy Patronis sent out an email explaining some of the common questions that keep coming up. Representative […]

by Jason Koertge

Property Tax-cutting Amendment 1 approved by state voters

January 30, 2008 • 1 comment

On Tuesday, Florida Constitutional Amendment 1 was approved by Florida voters with 64% yes and 36% no.  Expected to cut taxes $9.3 billion total, Amendment 1 will double the current […]

by Jason Koertge

Vote Yes on Amendment 1 on January 29th

January 21, 2008 • 2 comments

On the January 29th ballot, we will have the opportunity to vote on Amendment 1, that “offers property tax relief for all Floridians.”  The main points are: Double homestead exemption […]

by Jason Koertge

Florida Property Tax Relief Plan to go to the polls

October 31, 2007 • 2 comments

Well, there’s good news and bad news.  Good news first.   We’ve got a property tax relief plan on the presidential primary ballot.  Bad news.  It is a much leaner […]

by Jason Koertge

House passes $11 billion property tax relief plan

October 25, 2007 • 0 comments

This week The House passed an $11 billion property tax relief plan that will “preserve Save Our Homes, ensure portability of accumulated Save Our Homes benefits, it will cap year-to-year […]

by Jason Koertge

Bay County Tax Watch and comments

September 20, 2007 • 1 comment

The current tax issues are a hot topic, and rightfully so. I’ve had numerous comments and emails regarding the tax increases over the last couple of years and I decided […]

by Jason Koertge

Bay Tax Foundation – Trim Buring Event

September 15, 2007 • 0 comments

Many of the Trim notices that went out last month from the Bay County Property Appraiser’s Office were received with much contention. With some experiencing tax increases of 400% or […]

by Jason Koertge