For thousands of Miami-Dade (FL) homeowners, tax increases coming after mix-up in special districts

The well-heeled residents of Star Island didn’t need a break from Miami-Dade County last year, but they got one: the special assessment that pays for the ritzy enclave’s security gatehouse was taking a steep dip — from $5,581 a year to $1,015.  Now Miami-Dade County wants to retract that deal, part of a widespread fix of what officials say was a flawed accounting system governing hundreds of special taxing districts throughout the county.     Read the article……….