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  • Florida Homestead Exemption: A family (unit) affair
    Florida Homestead Exemption: A family (unit) affair

    Florida Homestead Exemption: A family (unit) affair I. A Contextual Background In 1968, the Florida constitution was amended. At that time, the words “family unit,” were added in a Section addressing ...

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  • Florida Homestead Exemption - What is a Family Unit?
    Florida Homestead Exemption - What is a Family Unit?

    2016 Could Bring Big Surprises to Many Homeowners in Florida After the Defense of Marriage Act was overturned in 2013, there was no longer a federal ban on same sex marriage. That decision was left to ...

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  • Tourists & Taxes: The Effects of Rental on Homestead Property
    Tourists & Taxes: The Effects of Rental on Homestead Property

    Florida homestead is a three pronged benefit, which provides Floridians with both tax benefits and creditor protections. Specifically, there is an exemption which reduces taxable value of the property ...

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  • FL Property Tax in Light of Genesis Ministries
    FL Property Tax in Light of Genesis Ministries

    When attorney Shari Johnson woke up the morning of February 16, 2016, she was scheduled to argue a case of first impressions before Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals in Broward County. Her ...

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  • Florida Homestead Under Fire by Hired Guns
    Florida Homestead Under Fire by Hired Guns

    Once upon a time, not long ago, a taxing agency overstepped its authority and attempted to penalize Taxpayers. This story is no surprise to anyone who came to this page to read this article, because ...

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