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\n The holder of a tax certificate at any time after 2 years have elapsed\n since April 1 of the year of issuance of the tax certificate and before\n the cancellation of the certificate, may file the certificate and an\n application for a tax deed with the Records, Taxes and Treasury\n Division of the county where\n the property described in the certificate is located.
A certificate holder who makes application for a tax deed shall pay\n the Records, Taxes and Treasury Division at the time of application all\n amounts required for\n redemption or purchase of all other outstanding tax certificates, plus\n interest, any omitted taxes, plus interest, any delinquent taxes, plus\n interest, and current taxes, if due, covering the property. In\n addition, the certificate holder shall pay the costs of resale, if\n applicable, and failure to pay such costs within 30 days after notice\n from the clerk shall result in the clerks entering the land on a list\n entitled lands available for taxes.
The Records, Taxes and Treasury Division will certify to the\n Clerk\n of the Circuit Court a\n list of all persons required by law to be notified prior to the sale of\n the property and a certification of monies involved in the application.\n The tax deed applicant will then be notified of the additional funds\n needed for advertising and other costs. After all necessary advertising\n and noticing, the Clerk's office will schedule a tax deed sale date.\n The tax deed applicant receives 18% per annum interest on the\n application, beginning the month after application through the month of\n redemption or tax deed sale date. If the property is purchased by a\n person other than the certificate holder, the certificate holder will\n be reimbursed all of the sums paid, including the above referenced 18%\n interest. For complete rules please see Florida Statute 197.502.
\n Can I apply for a tax deed online?\n Some Tax Collectors, including Broward County's Records, Taxes and\n Treasury Division, use LienHub for online tax deed applications.\n For more information, please go to LienHub.com.\n For counties that\n do not use LienHub, see the Tax Collector's web\n site for more information.\n \n Can a homestead property be sold by\n tax deed?\n Yes, but the opening bid on property assessed on the latest tax roll as\n homestead property shall include, in addition to the amount of money\n paid to the Records, Taxes and Treasury Division by the certificate\n holder at the time of\n application, the amount required to redeem the applicants tax\n certificate, and an amount equal to one-half of the assessed value of\n the homestead property as listed on the current years tax roll.\n \n Who conducts the tax deed sale?\n The Records, Taxes and\n Treasury Division conducts tax deed sales in Broward County. The tax\n deed is issued to the highest\n bidder. The opening bid must include all the costs paid by the tax deed\n applicant plus all other costs for conducting the sale. The\n title-holder of record has the right to redeem the property by paying\n the Records, Taxes and Treasury Division all previously described costs\n at any time before\n full payment for a tax deed is made.\n \n