HOMESTEAD AD VALOREM TAX CREDIT FOR DEPLOYED MILITARY PERSONNEL

Reference:
ARTICLE VII, SECTION 3 & ARTICLE XII, SECTION 31

Summary:
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Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require the Legislature to provide an additional homestead property tax exemption by law for members of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Guard or its reserves, or the Florida National Guard who receive a homestead exemption and were deployed in the previous year on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the Legislature. The exempt amount will be based upon the number of days in the previous calendar year that the person was deployed on active duty outside the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii in support of military operations designated by the Legislature. The amendment is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2011.

Related Links:
http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/
Track Bill: CS/HJR 833

Sponsor:
The Florida Legislature

Status: Passed
Made Ballot: 05/19/2009 
Ballot Number: 2  
Election Date: 11/02/2010 
 Votes For: 3,936,526   
 Votes Against: 1,122,053   




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