On Monday July 18, 2011 the First District Court of Appeal finally issued an opinion in the law suit involving taxation of some 2,400 residential leaseholds on Pensacola Beach (not including commercial or Portofino). In keeping with other decisions, they ruled against the leaseholders. This time the panel wrote a 15 page opinion versus just affirming the lower court ruling. Here is a link to the opinion:
There is much to be sorted out about any option for appeal to the Florida Supreme Court. We will plan on getting a PBA newsletter out next week. An update with this link to the decision will be posted to www.pbeachtaxsuit.com as soon as possible.