Palm Beach County Property Appraiser's Office Submits July 1 Preliminary Tax Roll

Dorothy Jacks signs preliminary tax roll.


West Palm Beach, FL – The Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office submitted the 2020 preliminary tax roll to Florida’s Department of Revenue and the local taxing authorities today. Palm Beach County-wide property (taxable) values have increased 5.92% from 2019 to 2020. These values are based upon market conditions as of January 1, 2020.

Taxing authorities will use these values to help them prepare for their upcoming budgets and to determine their proposed millage (tax) rates.

The preliminary tax roll is a systematic listing of information pertaining to the just valuation of all real property within Palm Beach County, for purposes of ad valorem taxation.

Highlights include:

  • Total Market value:  $288,618,967,306
  • Total Taxable value:  $210,322,482,246
  • Total Net New Construction Taxable:  $3,068,713,246
  • Total Parcel Count:  645,034
  • Total Tangible Accounts:  59,450

“The county’s new construction value surpassed $3 Billion with a large number of new residential construction projects added to the 2020 tax roll,” said Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks, CFA, AAS.  As my office continues to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, any adjustments that were due to market conditions caused by the crisis will be reflected in the 2021 assessments,” said Jacks.

Once the tax roll is approved (usually in late July), the Property Appraiser’s Office will prepare the Notice of Proposed Property Taxes for Palm Beach County residents, which are mailed in mid-August.

This is the second of three certifications of value required (by law) of the Property Appraiser’s Office. A final certification occurs prior to the November 1 tax bill. 

Click here for a message from Palm Beach County Property Appraiser Dorothy Jacks, CFA, AAS 

Click here for the 2020 Preliminary Tax Roll Chart