In the Opinion of Budget Hawks, the Effective Property Tax Millage Rate Is 6.45 Mills When Combined With The Fire Service Tax.
2014 Property Tax at 3.7 mills was $34,317,520
2015 Property Tax at 4.2 mills was $40,360,717
An 18% Increase in Tax Revenue of $6,043,197
2014 Fire Service Fee was $32,772,000
2015 Fire Service Fee was $41,963,000
A 28% Increase in Tax Revenue $9,191,000
The combined total of the property tax and the fire service fee revenue is $82 million. After adjusting for county residents who pay a portion of the fire service fee and non-assessed properties, the adjusted total is about $62 million.
Tallahassee’s Effective Millage Rate is 6.45 mills