Property Appraiser continues to accept property tax benefit applications past Mar. 1 deadline

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Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia will continue to accept property tax benefit applications, such as the Homestead Exemption or Portability, past the property tax filing deadline on Wednesday, Mar. 1.

The application process for all benefits now requires property owners to submit an “Extenuating Circumstance Form” where they will need to detail the reason for the late filing.

Property owners who have not had an opportunity to file for Homestead Exemption or Portability may still be able to do so online or by scheduling an appointment online to visit the offices. All applications and forms, including the Extenuating Circumstance Form, can be found on the website at

“Florida offers many property tax benefits for property owners that may provide long-term tax savings. Please visit us at one of our locations or apply online by visiting our website at My office will accept all late applications for all property tax benefits,” Property Appraiser Garcia said.

Property owners who have questions or concerns about their exemption(s) status can visit the website at or make an appointment online to visit in person at the offices in Downtown Miami (111 NW First Street, Suite 710) and South Dade Government Center (10710 SW 211 Street, Second Floor), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.




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