Trump is suing Palm Beach County’s property appraiser for the fifth straight year

County's property appraiser valued the golf club at nearly $20M

TRD MIAMI /
Jan.January 29, 2018 03:45 PM

Donald Trump and Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter (Credit: Trump National Jupiter, Wikimedia Commons)

President Trump is once again suing the Palm Beach County property appraiser, claiming that the appraised value of Trump National Golf Club is an overestimate.

The lawsuit, filed in December, marks the fifth consecutive year that Trump fights the county’s appraised value, according to the Palm Beach Post. Property appraiser Dorothy Jacks set the value of the Jupiter golf club at $19.7 million, a figure that Trump says is inflated by about $5 million. That’s despite listing the property’s value at “over $50 million” in his financial disclosures for 2016 and 2017, the Palm Beach Post reported.

Last year, the golf club was appraised at $18.4 million, resulting in a $383,171 tax bill. Trump responded to this year’s appraised value with a $296,595 check, less than the $398,315 tab he owes.

Since Trump won the election in 2016, the Trump Organization has doubled the membership fee at Mar-a-Lago to $200,000, a move that has ethics watchdogs on alert. [Palm Beach Post] – Amanda Rabines


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Harbourside Place in Jupiter

More EB-5 investors allege fraud at Jupiter development

Illustrated Properties acquires Jupiter Hills Village Realty

Illustrated Properties acquires Jupiter Hills Village Realty

Dan A. Colussy and 161 Bears Club Drive

Former Pan Am exec sells home in Bear’s Club for $10M

Brook Lenfest and plans for 107 Quayside Drive in the Admirals Cove community

Philly media mogul’s son sells waterfront Jupiter property

Donald Trump, Vanilla Ice and Briny Breezes (Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Town? Briny Breezes wants to sell for $1B

2965 West Corporate Lakes Boulevard and Black Creek Group CEO Raj Dhanda (Credit: Google Maps, Blue Vault)

TIAA sells Weston warehouse for $33M

Toll Brothers CEO Douglas C. Yearley, Jr. and Jupiter Country Club

Toll Brothers putts Jupiter golf course over to ClubCorp for $8M

Daily Digest Miami

Related sells Tampa apartments for record $132M, Miami apartment tower evacuated after fire: Daily digest

arrow_forward_ios
Loading...