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2016 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes (TRIM) Notices
The 2016 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes and Proposed or Adopted Non-Ad Valorem Assessments (TRIM Notices) have been mailed to Sarasota County property owners. You can view a copy of your TRIM Notice by going to our Property Search page and searching for your property.
Please review your TRIM Notice as soon as you receive it as it contains 2016 property value, exemption and proposed property tax information as well as the deadline to file Value Adjustment Board petitions.
We encourage you to contact us with questions you may have regarding the valuation of your property and exemption qualifications. As a reminder, our office does not set the millage rates, adopt budgets or collect taxes. If your questions concern ad valorem or non-ad valorem fees please contact the appropriate taxing authority listed in the notice.
2016 Preliminary Property Values Are Available Online
The 2016 property values are available for viewing. You can look up values by visiting our property search page. These values are preliminary only and could change before the tax roll is certified in October.
As always, our office is ready to answer any of your value and exemption questions. Should you wish to discuss reported values with one of our appraisers, please complete the Contact Us form and the appropriate appraiser will contact you.
Homestead Exemption Application Deadline is March 1
The deadline to file an application for a 2016 Homestead exemption is March 1. If you are a permanent Florida resident who owned and occupied their permanent residence in Sarasota County by January 1, 2016 yet missed the application deadline, you may qualify as a 2016 late filer.
Visit our Homestead Overview page for the requirements and documentation needed to apply for the Homestead exemption. If you feel you meet the requirements and you have secured all the proper documentation needed to apply as a 2016 late filer, please visit us at our North or South county offices.