Value Adjustment Board (VAB) FAQ

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Value Adjustment Board - (561) 355-6289

Please note that it is the taxpayer’s responsibility to be fully informed of all Florida laws and regulations governing the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) process. As laws, rules and procedures may change from time to time, it is recommended that you thoroughly review all applicable Web sites, statutes and rules to verify their current status and for more complete information about the VAB process.

For an overview of the VAB petition process, please see this brochure from the Department of Revenue.

Checks and money orders must be made payable to the Board of County Commissioners.

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  • VAB - 01. General Information

    • Can I resolve my property assessment issues without having to file an appeal with the VAB?

    • How is my property assessed?

    • What is myVAB?

    • Where can I find the VAB Rules for Palm Beach County?

    • Who do I call for information?

    • Who sits on the Value Adjustment Board?

  • VAB - 02. How to Submit Petition to Appeal Property Assessments

    • Can I petition multiple properties on one petition?

    • What information is needed to complete the petition form?

    • What is the deadline for filing a petition?

    • Where can I obtain a petition form to file my appeal?

    • Where do I file my petition form once completed?

  • VAB - 03. Petition Service Charges & Fees

    • Is my online payment secure?

    • Is there a filing fee?

    • What payment methods are accepted by the VAB?

  • VAB - 04. Petition Withdrawal

    • How do I withdraw a petition?

  • VAB - 05. Evidence

    • How do I upload evidence in AXIA?

    • What type of evidence must I present at the hearing to support my petition?

    • When and how do I present my evidence?

    • Where do I submit my evidence?

  • VAB - 06. Hearings

    • Do I need to bring an attorney to my hearing?

    • How can I obtain a copy of the transcript of my hearing?

    • What can I expect at the hearing?

    • When do I get notice of the VAB hearing?

    • Where will my VAB hearing be held?

    • Who will be in attendance at my hearing?

  • VAB - 07. Rescheduling a Hearing

    • Can I reschedule my hearing?

  • VAB - 08. Hearing Results/Adjusted Tax Rolls

    • How will I be notified of the outcome of the hearing?

    • If I've filed a VAB petition, should I pay my taxes or wait?

    • When does the VAB certify the tax roll?

  • VAB - 09. Property Tax Refunds

    • How long do I have to wait for a refund on my property taxes?

  • VAB - 10. VAB Appeals

    • Can I appeal a final VAB decision?

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