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The Florida Statutes

The 2009 Florida Statutes

Title XIV
Chapter 197
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Section 197.442, Florida Statutes 2009

197.442  Tax collector not to sell certificates on land on which taxes have been paid; penalty.--

(1)  If a tax collector sells tax certificates on land upon which the taxes have been paid, upon written demand by the aggrieved taxpayer alleging the circumstances, the tax collector shall initiate action to cancel any improperly issued tax certificate or deed in accordance with the provisions of s. 197.443. If the tax collector fails to act within a reasonable time, his or her office shall be liable for all legitimate expenses which the aggrieved taxpayer may spend in clearing his or her title, including a reasonable attorney's fee.

(2)  The office of the tax collector shall be responsible to the publisher for costs of advertising lands on which the taxes have been paid, and the office of the property appraiser shall be responsible to the publisher for the costs of advertising lands doubly assessed or assessed in error.

History.--s. 176, ch. 85-342; s. 1020, ch. 95-147.

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