Brevard
Value Adjustment Board
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Rm. A101
Viera, Florida 32940
Telephone: 321-637-6523
Fax: 321-637-6556


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A taxpayer may file a petition with the Value Adjustment Board for the following reasons:
  1. The taxpayer objects to the Property Appraiser's value assessment of the taxpayer's real or personal property.
  2. The taxpayer's application for any of the following exemptions or special use classifications is denied:
    1. homestead exemption
    2. any other tax exemption as provided by Chapter 196, Florida Statutes or
    3. any special use classification as provided by Chapter 193, Florida Statutes.
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Welcome to the Brevard County Value Adjustment Board

IMPORTANT:

ALL 2010 PETITIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE OFFICE OF THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD
NO LATER THAN 25 DAYS AFTER THE MAILING OF THE TRIM NOTICE: SEPTEMBER 17th, 2010, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED ON YOUR TRIM NOTICE

LATE FILED PETITIONS WITH THE $15 FILING FEE RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE (TO BE DETERMENED), MUST BE FILED AND ACCOMPANIED BY A WRITTEN EXPLANATION SHOWING GOOD CAUSE OR EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE FOR THE DELAY OF FILING. THE PETITION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR A GOOD CAUSE REVIEW AND APPROVAL BEFORE A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED.




FILING A PETITION TO THE VALUE ADJUSMENT BOARD FOR THE 2010 TAX YEAR:
To begin the online filing process , select 'Click to Begin Filing A Petition Now' in the box above titled "FILE A NEW PETITION" . You will then be prompted to submit the required $15.00* filing fee for all petitions, plus a convenience fee for filing with a credit card online (see below for fees).

    Convenience Fee Schedule:

    $0.01-$50 payment amount = $2.00 convenience fee

    $50.01-$100 payment amount = $2.95 convenience fee

    Each Addt'l $100.00 up to $1,000.00 = Additional $2.00 convenience fee

    Each Addt'l $100.00 over $1,000.00 = Additional $2.50 convenience fee



PETITIONS FILED IN PERSON OR BY MAIL:
Check or money orders should be payable to the Clerk of the Court and delivered or mailed to the Value Adjustment Board, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Rm. A101, Viera, FL 32940. A petition will not be considered filed until the fee is received.

E-MAIL ADDRESSES:
You are REQUIRED to provide a valid e-mail address to electronically submit a petition online. Once you have submitted your petition, you will be provided with a transaction number and password. Once you have your transaction number and password, you may access this site at anytime to track the status of your petition.

HEARING SCHEDULES:
The Value Adjustment Board anticipates hearings to begin during the month of October. The Clerk of the Value Adjustment Board will notify you of your upcoming hearing date no less than 25 days prior to the day of the scheduled hearing. You will receive several important documents with your hearing notice. Please be sure to read all materials as they pertain to hearing and evidence submittal requirements.

HELPFUL INFORMATION:
The Florida Department of Revenue has developed an uniform policies and procedure manual as prescribed by Section 194.011(5)(B) of Florida Statutes. For detailed information pertaining to the uniform rules of procedure for hearings before Value Adjustment Boards, and the associated forms that have been adopted, please refer to Rule Chapter 12D-9 of the Florida Administrative Code. For additional information regarding the rules applicable to the requirements for hearings and decisions, you may visit Rule Chapter 12D-10 of the Florida Administrative Code. Specific requirements pertaining to Florida's Government in the Sunshine / open government laws may be found in the Government-In-The-Sunshine Manual.

Download forms and information from the Clerk of Court website at www.brevardclerk.us, click on Value Adjustment board located under County Board.