Florida suspends county tax compliance and hearing requirements for all counties for 30 days. On September 4, 2017, Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for every Florida county due to forecast models for Hurricane Irma.
In the interest of public safety, the Department has suspended:
- the timing compliance requirements of sections 197.3632(4)(a), 197.3632(5)(a), 200.065(2)(c), 200.,065(2)(d), 200.065(2)(f) and 200.065(4), Florida Statutes, and Rule 12D-17.003, Florida Administrative Code; and
- the prohibition in Section 200.065(2)(e)2, Florida Statutes, on the County Commission and School District in a county scheduling hearings on the same day.
The governor declared a state of emergency in Executive Order Number 17- 235 issued on September 4, 2017.
Emergency Order Implementing Provisions of Executive Order Number 17-235, Florida Department of Revenue, September 6, 2017