Pros and Cons of Amendment 1


Florida's voters will not only be able to cast a ballot for their presidential favorite on January 29th, they'll vote on a major change for how much property tax is levied. Amendment 1 would double the homestead exemption and allow people to take their Save Our Homes cap with them if they choose to move.

But most people who are backing the amendment agree it is far from perfect. That's because it won't affect the inequities in tax bills between people who bought a home recently and those who bought theirs long ago. And snowbirds and business owners won't be helped much, either.

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