Public Records are documents, papers, letters, maps, books, audio and video tapes, photographs, films, sound recordings, or other material regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received pursuant to law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business by the Department, which are used to perpetuate, communicate or formalize knowledge. Florida Statutes, Chapter 119, requires the Department of Revenue to provide public records request with exempt records redacted.
Assessment rolls are the three data sets received from county property appraisers known as the real property roll (NAL), tangible personal property roll (NAP), and the sales data file (SDF). These rolls are sent to the Department of Revenue (Department) approximately four times per year and the submissions are known as the Sales Submission (April 1), Preliminary Roll (July 1), Pre-Value Adjustment Board (VAB) Final Roll (beginning in October), and/or the Post-VAB Final Roll (which the Department can receive at any time within two years following the assessment year).
For more information about the data available, please refer to the most current User’s Guide for Department Property Tax Data Files*.
You can find the most current Florida Property Assessment Data by visiting our Data Portal Website and looking under the "Tax Rolls" section.
In order to get previous year’s data, please make a public records request.
Because of the sensitive nature of the data on the assessment rolls, public records requests for roll data must be handled carefully and in accordance with Florida law. In particular, confidential and exempt data, including social security numbers, are redacted. Also, any data that could disclose specific information about individuals in certain classes protected by Chapter 119, F.S. is also exempt from disclosure.
The program’s policy for handling confidential and/or exempt data is based on Florida Public Records Law, Florida Attorney General Opinions, the Department’s Public Records Policy and Procedures, and memorandums from the Department’s Office of General Counsel, which directly address public records requests of assessment roll data. For more information, please read the Department of Revenue’s Open Government Bill of Rights page.
You can make your public record request in a variety of ways:
In order to expedite your request for data files, please use the Public Records Request Assessment Roll Data form. You can download and email the completed form to PTOTechnology@dor.state.fl.us or you can fill out the PDF form and use the "Send Email" option. Please note that completing this form is not a requirement to receive your requested items. Read the "Assessment Roll Data Records Request Frequently Asked Questions" section below to learn more.
Please be aware that we are required to redact all confidential and/or exempt information from your request (including, for all requests for assessment roll data, current confidential information from prior year’s assessment rolls). This will be done in the timeliest manner. However, for all requests which require extensive use of information technology resources or extensive clerical or supervisory assistance to complete, a charge may be assessed. We will be able to give you an estimate of the cost, if any, and the time necessary to fulfill your request after we have reviewed the extent of your request.
If the file size is less than 10MB, we can email the data directly to you. If the file is larger than 10MB, we can provide you with a FTP site to download the data.GIS Shapefiles
If the file size is less than 10MB, we can email the data directly to you. If the file is more than 10MB and our FTP has sufficient space at the time of the request, we can provide you with a FTP site to download the data. However, any file size larger than the space allocated on the FTP will require an external storage device that has sufficient space for the requested data. If this is applicable, we will provide you with our mailing address to send us an external storage device.