New Fulton County Property Assessments

More than a month after Fulton County, GA commissioners voted to freeze the property tax levels at the 2016 year, new property tax assessments for the Atlanta Metro area and Fulton County Georgia were mailed out to property owners on August 4th, 2017. This decision was made back in late June and they promise these […]

Fulton County Property Tax Assessment Update

Fulton County’s commission chairman John Eaves said he’s calling for an EMERGENCY FREEZE of Fulton County homeowners’ tax assessments. This tax assessment freeze includes Atlanta. Eaves was quoted as saying “thousands of homeowners in Atlanta and Fulton County are rightfully upset about the spike in their annual property assessments.” And we couldn’t agree more. Residents […]

How The Gwinnett County Tax Assessment Process Works

When property taxes are assigned in the system, there are multiple offices handling everything for this process. The most common are: tax assessors, tax commissioner, and the chief property appraiser. It’s important to know this when trying to understand how the property tax process works in Gwinnett County. Let’s go over them briefly: Tax Assessors The […]

Gwinnett County and House Bill 202

Did you know about last year’s House Bill 202? Since the beginning of 2016, HB 202 grants property owners more power during the property tax appeal and property tax assessment procedure. Now, you have special access to records kept by the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor. This information can be used during your property tax appeal process […]

Avoiding High Property Taxes on Your House Purchase

Future homeowners have a lot to consider before buying their first house. One big consideration is the amount they’ll pay each year in property taxes on the house’s value. Even when a house is paidoff, property taxes are owed annually until that house is sold to someone else. While you can’t escape paying your yearly […]

DeKalb County Tax Appeal Tips

If you suspect your DeKalb County tax assessment and property taxes are not fair, you can file for a tax assessment freeze on your property’s real assessed value or you can file a property tax appeal with the county. These two options have their own advantages and disadvantages when it comes to getting your property taxes […]

Fulton County Property Tax Appeal Process

Appealing your property taxes seems simple enough, but it still catches Georgia residents off-guard when it comes time for Fulton County property tax appeals. If you don’t gather enough evidence to support your case for property tax reduction, you could be left with a dismissal of your tax appeal if you’re in a hurry. Each […]