Osceola County Property Appraiser, Katrina Scarborough, CFA, CCF, MCF, has announced that Osceola County homeowners may be eligible for a partial refund of 2022 property taxes if a residential improvement was rendered uninhabitable for at least 30 days due to Hurricane Ian or Hurricane Nicole.

A Florida Homeowner’s Guide: Property Tax Relief for Hurricanes Ian and Nicole and Fillable Application is located on the Osceola County Property Appraiser’s Office website https://www.property-appraiser.org/forms/. 

According to the Department of Revenue, “To be eligible for a partial property tax refund, the property must be determined “uninhabitable.” Under s. 197.3181 F.S., “’uninhabitable’ means the loss of use and occupancy of a residential improvement for the purpose for which it was constructed resulting from damage to or destruction of, or from a condition that compromises the structural integrity of, the residential improvement which was caused by Hurricane Ian or Nicole during the 2022 calendar year.”” 

The Osceola County Property Appraiser’s Office will provide an application for Osceola County homeowners. Walk-ins are welcome, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The deadline to file is April 3, 2023. 

Ways to file: 

  • Original application submitted in person Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Original application mailed to: 

Osceola County Property Appraiser’s Office
2505 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy
Kissimmee, FL 34744 

The office has streamlined operations to minimize the impact on customers. Here are the current ways staff is available to serve our residents: 

  • LiveChat functionality on our website, visit https://www.property-appraiser.org. 
  • Phone support thru the main line 407-742-5000 
  • Email support via info@property-appraiser.org or direct to staff 

Please utilize the website whenever possible. You may also contact the office by phone at 407-742-5000 or by email at info@property-appraiser.org.