Please fill out the form below to the best of your ability.  In addition to the basic facts about the property you wish have appealed it can sometimes be helpful to provide us with financial information about the income and expenses of commercial property in order to best analyze the lowest possible taxable values.

3191 Coral Way, Suite 204
Miami, FL 33145
Licensed Real Estate Broker

2021 Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeal Contract

Between Dixon Commercial Real Estate (“DCRE”) and Property Owner / Agent (“We” or “Us” or “Our”)

Assignment: This letter will confirm that I have authorized DCRE to evaluate and represent us in the appeal of the real estate tax assessment of our property(s). We will promptly provide DCRE any requested information required to pursue the appeal (subject to availability). DCRE may resolve our petition or withdraw from this agreement at any time if it determines that the property is fairly assessed, or that additional efforts are not warranted. We understand that no guarantees have been made as to the likelihood of reducing the assessment on any particular property.

Payment: For a preliminary tax appeal analysis and set up fee, we agree to pay DCRE an initial non-refundable PROCESSING FEE OF $20 PER FOLIO. All costs for administrative filing fees, market analyses, preparing presentations (e.g. photos, aerials, plats, and other exhibits), attending and administering the hearings shall be absorbed by DCRE.

As compensation for this service, we agree to promptly pay DCRE a CONTINGENT FEE OF 35% OF THE TAX BENEFIT realized from a reduction in the tax bill. This fee shall be charged for all tax benefits achieved for the current or prior tax years that are a direct result of actions taken by DCRE. This fee shall be charged regardless of whether the taxpayer receives a “refund check”, “tax correction” or “revised tax bill” from the County. The taxpayer will receive a revised tax bill as soon as the changes have been processed, if they have not paid the full amount due for the year prior to the hearing date.

We understand that refunds are paid to the entity that paid the initial tax bill. DCRE can assist in determining where and when the check was sent, but the taxpayers are responsible for collecting the refund from the third party. For example, your bank’s escrow account will receive a check if they paid the taxes on your behalf, and should be applied as a credit under your account.

Tax Benefit = (“Preliminary Values” – “Revised Values”) x Millage Rates
(Example: ($200,000 – $100,000) x .02 = $2,000)

Earned fees are due and payable within 30 days of invoicing if taxes for the subject property have not been paid. If taxes have been paid, earned fees are due and payable 30 days after the issuance of a tax refund, as evidenced by the Tax Collector’s public records. If DCRE takes any action to collect a delinquent fee, we agree to pay all costs of collection, including reasonable attorney fees. In the event fees are not paid when due as provided by this agreement, DCRE is authorized and shall have the right to record a lien against the real property identified herein to secure such fees, following 30 days written notice to us.

Contact & Invoicing Information

for the Tax Payer or Authorized Agent - All Invoices and requests for information will be sent by Email or US Mail to this address.

In an effort to conserve paper, our invoices will be sent by email and will be payable online. If you wish to receive a paper invoice, please let us know.

Property to be appealed

Please make sure the following information is accurate. For multiple properties please place each on a separate line. We recommend copy and pasting from Excel or a similar application.

Our online form wasn't designed for more than 10 folios, however we can still represent you in this matter. Please call our office directly at 305.443.4966 to arrange for the petitioning of your properties.

For multiple properties please place each one on a separate line.
Ex: 01-1234-456-7890. For multiple properties please place each on a separate line.
If you have had your homestead exemption in place for more than 1 year, it is highly unlikely that we will be able to get a reduction for the property that yields a tax savings. If this is the case please call us to discuss before continuing.

Additionally, if you wish to raise your value for portability purpose we ask that you call us before continuing as this is a special type of filing that we need to do with the county.

Please forward any Income & Expense information you may have for the past or current year in order for us to properly analyze the property's assessment.

This includes Income & Expense Reports, Tax Returns, Rent Rolls, or currently advertised Rental Rates.

This is especially important if you suffered losses due to the COVID-19 shutdowns and eviction moratoriums.

You can send information by email as soon as you have it available to [email protected]

Please note that if your real estate taxes are paid by your lender from an escrow account. Any refunds achieved will be paid directly back to the lender's account. While we can assist in determining the amount and timing of the refund check, it is ultimately the property owners responsibility to confirm that the bank correctly credited your account.

Anything else we should know?
Size calculations wrong, pending repairs, anything that could materially affect the value might be helpful to us, please let us know...

If you had COVID-19 related losses in 2020 please email a PDF letter to [email protected], with all relevant information signed by the owner for submission to the VAB along with our analysis.


By entering my name below I am affirming that I have the authority and desire to have Dixon Commercial Real Estate represent the property owners in the 2021 tax assessment appeal of the listed properties.

Furthermore, I am agreeing to pay $20/folio being petitioned, as well as 35% of any tax benefit achieved as defined by the agreement between the taxpayer/authorized agent and Dixon Commercial Real Estate for this service.

If you have any questions or concerns about these terms, please contact our office at 305-443-4966.

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Upon successful completion of our signup form, you will be emailed a PDF copy of our work agreement.  Please sign and return this us with any additional information you believe may be relevant to the valuation of the property.