Orange County Property Appraiser Enters Lawsuit Against SeaWorld
SeaWorld and Orange County’s property appraiser are in a legal dispute over the multimillion dollar value of the popular aquatic attraction. The appraiser’s office is defending its assessment in circuit court. Appraiser Rick Singh assessed SeaWorld at $192,560,841 for the 2014. SeaWorld officials, however, petitioned a new assessment at $182,477,297.
Singh’s office issued a statement saying, “That figure is below ‘just value’ and in violation of Florida statute.
A change in property value could affect SeaWorld’s tax obligations.
In a statement SeaWorld said, “We expect that our property will be assessed at its fair market value.”
Get The 90.7 WMFE Newsletter
Your trusted news source for the latest Central Florida news, updates on special programs and more.GET THE LATEST