NOTICE TO ALL PROPERTY OWNERS
AND TAXPAYERS OF HERNANDO
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hernando County Value Adjustment Board (VAB), in compliance with Section 196.194, Florida Statutes, will meet in the Hernando County Government Center, 20 North Main Street, Brooksville, Florida, 34601, on October 13, 2023, beginning at 9:00 a.m., and shall continue thereafter until all petitioners are heard, to consider petitions appealing the denial of exemptions/classifications, appealing portability issues, appealing determinations regarding changes of ownership or control and qualifying improvements, appealing the denial of tax abatements, appealing the assessment of real and tangible property values, and appealing ad valorem tax deferrals.
The Hernando County Property Appraiser maintains a list of all applicants for exemption who have had their applications for exemption wholly or partially approved or who have had their exemption denied. Said list(s) are available to the public at the County Property Appraiser’s Office, 201 Howell Avenue, Suite 300, Brooksville, Florida, 34601, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The types of exemptions which are included in the aforementioned list(s) are: homestead—all categories; disability—all categories; widow’s and widower’s exemptions; tangible personal property; institutional—charitable, religious, scientific, literary, educational; service members and veterans; government property; parcels granted economic development; renewable energy sources; labor organizations; historic property; agricultural; not-for-profit sewer and water companies; and land dedicated in perpetuity for conservation purposes.
All hearings are recorded and open to the public. Interested citizens are invited to attend. If a person decides to appeal a decision made by the Hernando County VAB with respect to any matter considered at the aforementioned hearing(s), a record of any such proceeding will be needed for such purpose, and such person will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, to include the testimony and evidence upon which any such appeal is to be based.
Any taxpayer may bring an action to contest a tax assessment pursuant to F.S. 194.171.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in these proceedings should contact the Clerk to the Value Adjustment Board at (352) 754-4970.
Value Adjustment Board
Hernando County, Florida
/s/ Doug Chorvat, Jr. (SEAL)
Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller
By: /s/ Heidi Kurppe
Published: September 22, 2023