St. Lucie County Property Tax Exemption Question (November 2012)

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A St. Lucie County Property Tax Exemption question is on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Saint Lucie County, which is in Florida. It was narrowly approved.

This question authorized the County of Saint Lucie to grant property tax exemptions to new and developing businesses in order to encourage new full-time job creation.[1]

Election results

St. Lucie County Property Tax Question
Too close to calltc Yes 56,680 50.95%

Election results from St. Lucie County Election Results Summary

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

The Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption would allow the County to encourage the establishment of new businesses and the expansion of existing businesses by granting an exemption from County property taxes of up to 100 percent of only the assessed value of improvements and personal property for those businesses. Any exemption would only remain in effect for up to ten (10) years and would not apply to school, city or voter approved taxes.

Shall the Board of County Commissioners of St. Lucie County be authorized to grant pursuant to Section 3, Article VII of the State Constitution, property tax exemption incentives to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses that are expected to create new, full-time jobs in the County?

YES For authority to grant exemptions.

NO Against authority to grant exemptions.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Saint Lucie County Supervisor of Elections, Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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