Fair Assessments Now!

Possible Reasons the Fulton County Tax Assessors Inflates Assessments

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Sat, Feb 06, 2016 @ 02 AM

In the modern marketplace, commercial buyers including insurance companies and real estate investment trusts are among the biggest buyers of commercial real estate in the State of Georgia. These property purchases have their benefits for the county and state economy but these are also contributing to increased property prices.  In turn, county assessors like the Fulton County Tax Assessors can use the price data generated by these institutional purchases in inflating taxable value for commercial property owned by less-capitalized owners.

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Go For or Let Go of DeKalb County Tax Advisors

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Thu, Feb 04, 2016 @ 02 AM

While home prices are rising, you may find yourself disappointed with your property tax assessed value as reflected on the annual notice of assessment. Fortunately, you can exercise your right to appeal the tax assessor’s assessed value either on your own or with the assistance of DeKalb County tax advisors. 

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Challenging the Gwinnett County Property Tax and Market Cap Rate

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Tue, Feb 02, 2016 @ 02 AM

Commercial property owners are well-advised to challenge the Gwinnett County property tax assessment especially when these are unfair in terms of value, uniformity, and taxability, the grounds for appeal. More often than not, challenging the tax assessment requires challenging the Office of the Tax Assessor’s market cap rate assumption. 

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What and Who of the Hall County Tax Assessor

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Thu, Nov 19, 2015 @ 11 AM

Taxpayers should know by now that the all personal property, real estate property, and mobile homes are subject to taxes, unless otherwise exempted, according to the rules and regulations implemented by the Hall County Tax Assessor.  But many taxpayers may not have the full information about the what and the who of these taxes are since many just accept the figures on their annual notice of assessment and pay the amount stated on their tax bill. 

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Useful Information from a Gwinnett County Property Appraiser

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Tue, Nov 17, 2015 @ 11 AM

An independent Gwinnett County property appraiser is not just a trained professional who provides an objective valuation of real and personal property. You will also find that the property appraiser is also a great source of information about property assessments, appeals, and taxes. 

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Fulton Property Tax Appeal Filed Online

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Thu, Nov 12, 2015 @ 11 AM

When the Board of Assessors mails the Annual Notices of Assessment, taxpayers can determine whether a formal protest or appeal is necessary.  In case the assessed value on the property can be contested on one of three grounds, namely, value, taxability, and uniformity, then a Fulton property tax appeal can be filed. 

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DeKalb County Property Tax Assessments as Opportunities

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Tue, Nov 10, 2015 @ 11 AM

The DeKalb County property tax related annual notice of assessment arrives in the mail every year with its apparently inevitable annual increase.  While you can just accept it by budgeting for the expected annual increase in the final tax bill, you can also see it as an opportunity for tax reduction. 

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Senior Citizens’ Hope for Reduced Gwinnett County Property Tax

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Thu, Nov 05, 2015 @ 11 AM

Are you a senior citizen whose Gwinnett County property tax for the current year is becoming a burden? Are you looking for ways to reduce your property tax without giving up your home?

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The Highs and Lows of Hall County Property Tax

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Tue, Nov 03, 2015 @ 11 AM

If you were to ask your fellow property owners many will say they would like to skip on the payment of the Hall County property tax. The tax is, after all, a financial obligation that can lessen their assets (i.e., cash).  But as a civic obligation, you should pay your property taxes on time considering that the money will be used for the delivery of basic services to your community. 

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When the DeKalb County Tax Assessor Becomes Over-optimistic

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 @ 10 AM

Many owners and developers of senior housing and assisted living facilities are faced with excessive capacity (i.e., the number of rooms available exceeds the number of actual rooms filled). But these individuals have to deal with the overly optimistic property valuation provided by the DeKalb County Tax Assessor, which means higher taxes on lower income. 

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