The Real Deal Miami

Palm Beach property tax appeals skyrocket

October 08, 2009 11:21AM

Palm Beach County saw a 40 percent increase in the number of property tax appeals, according to the Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller’s office. About 13,200 people protested their tax bills in 2008, mostly over property valuations. This year, that number has jumped to 18,300 property owners who filed petitions with the county by the Sept. 14 deadline.