The number of people challenging their property tax bills plummeted by nearly 24 percent this year, the Palm Beach County Clerk and Comptroller’s Office said Thursday.
Roughly 4,900 property owners have filed petitions with county’s Value Adjustment Board by the Sept. 16 deadline, down from 6,390 last year, the clerk’s office said.
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Staff writer Kimberly Miller contributed to this report.
Number of property tax challenges
2013: 4,865 petitions
2012: 6,390 petitions
2011: 7,809 petitions
Source: Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office