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Property Tax Notice of Assessments

It’s that time of year again… Property Tax Notice of Assessments are now out in many counties.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • The county assigns a property a Fair Market Value (FMV) for taxation purposes
  • This assessment includes an estimate of taxes for 2017 based on the FMV
  • No taxes are due at this time, 2017 tax bills will be sent out later this year
  • Assessments can be appealed with the county
  • The assessor mails the notice to the owner of record as of Jan. 1, 2017
  • A 2017 buyer will not receive the notice in their name as it was mailed to the seller
All appeals must be filed within 45 days from the date of the tax notice

Tax assessments for Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton Counties can be downloaded from the links below

Cobb County Tax Assessors Website
DeKalb County Tax Assessors Website
Fulton County Tax Assessors Website
If a home’s FMV is higher than expected, we encourage the owner of record to consider an appeal.
The assessment notice provides specific instructions on what you must do to appeal.
Owners may represent themselves or hire someone to represent them.

Campbell & Brannon’s Property Tax Division can help with an appeal.
For assistance, please call 404-924-7040 or email one of our property tax consultants:
Evans Hale at ehale@campbellandbrannon.com
Jacoby Elrod at jelrod@campbellandbrannon.com

Please let us know if you have any questions regarding the Notice of Assessment or in filing an appeal.

Your friends at Campbell & Brannon