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For Immediate Release:
February 29, 2024
Media Contact:
Bianca Guevara
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Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia will Continue to Accept Property Tax Benefit Applications Passed the March 1 Deadline

Miami-Dade County, FL – Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia will continue to accept property tax benefit applications, such as the Homestead Exemption or Portability, passed the property tax filing deadline on Friday, March 1, 2024. 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 our offices. All applications and forms, including the Extenuating Circumstance Form, can be found on our 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,” said Property Appraiser Garcia.

Property owners who have questions or concerns about their exemption(s) status can visit our website at or make an appointment online to visit in person at our offices in Downtown Miami (111 NW 1st Street, Suite 710) and South Dade Government Center (10710 SW 211th Street, 2nd Floor), Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.