Web Extra: Report homestead exemption cheats

Counties are looking for specific information when reviewing homestead exemption fraud case.

  • The address of the property in question.
  • Whether the property is occupied or vacant.
  • Whether the property is a rental or a vacation home.
  • Name of person(s) occupying the property.
  • The length of time since the owner has lived at the property.
  • The address where you believe the owner may now be living.

Your identity is always kept anonymous.

County Homestead Fraud Hotlines:
Florida Toll Free Number: Fraud Hotline-Attorney General's Office: 1-866-966-7226
Seminole County: 407-665-7512
Lake County: 352-253-2154
Orange County: 407-836-5046
Broward County: 954-357-6900
Brevard County: 321-264-6700

Flagler County:
Brevard: https://www.bcpao.us/mainhtml/reportfraudform.asp
Orange: http://www.ocpafl.org/exemptions/hx_fraud.aspx
Seminole: http://www.property-appraiser.org/propertyappraiser/149-1103-9298/seminole_county_property_appraiser.cfm
Lake: https://www.lakecopropappr.com/report-exemption-abuse.aspx

Polk: http://www.polkpa.org/ExemptionFraud.aspx

Osceola ;http://www.property-appraiser.org/propertyappraiser/149-1187-0/exemption_savings.cfm

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