Fair Assessments Now!

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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The Fulton County Tax Assessor’s Information Advantage

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Tue, Oct 27, 2015 @ 10 AM

Whether the property owner likes it or not, the Fulton County Tax Assessor has an advantage where access to property assessment-related records are concerned.  Fortunately, you can make a few simple yet effective counterattack steps to balance out the scales, more or less.  Your welfare as a taxpayer is at stake here, particularly in terms of reduced property taxes, so appropriate action on your part is a must. 

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Three Gwinnett County Tax Assessment Myths Busted

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Thu, Oct 22, 2015 @ 10 AM

You may be one of the taxpayers that believe the following Gwinnett County tax assessment myths to be true. Your belief in these myths may have worked against your favor, such as that a cap on property assessments will result in lower property taxes.  You should disabuse yourself, so to speak, of these myths so that you can make wiser decisions regarding your property taxes. 

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Hall County Tax Questions Every Taxpayer Should Ask

Posted by Jill Noelle Olandria on Tue, Oct 20, 2015 @ 10 AM

Like it or not, the Hall County Tax Assessor and Tax Commissioner are parts of life for owners of real property within the jurisdiction of Hall County in Georgia.  These two government officials and their staff members are responsible for the assessment of property valuation including fair market values and assessed values for properties in their jurisdiction as well as for the collection of the taxes.  Their offices are also mandated by law to answer the questions posed by taxpayers. 

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