Pros and Cons of Hiring a Gwinnett County Tax Consultant

While home prices are falling, 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 a Gwinnett county tax consultant.  Here are the pros and cons of hiring a Gwinnett tax consultant.

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Independent Appraisal and your Gwinnett Property Tax Appeal

The independent appraiser’s report is among the crucial supporting documents in appealing property taxes with the pertinent government body, such as the Board of Equalization or the Superior Court. Without it, you’re less likely to win your Gwinnett property tax appeal partly because it’s a proof that the Gwinnett tax assessors made an over-assessment on your property’s value. 

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Gwinnett Property Tax Appeal: Know Your Property

Are you still struggling in your efforts to win your Gwinnett property tax appeal? Then you need to be knowledgeable enough about the ways to do so.  This doesn’t mean that you should learn the ins and outs of the complicated appeal process – you can let your tax advisor handle the nitty-gritty details on your behalf. Still, a little knowledge can go a long way in your efforts to finally enjoy reduced property taxes, year in and year out.

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Gwinnett County Tax Assessor Values 2018

The local real estate market kept on rolling during 2017. A limited supply of available houses combined with an improving economy and continued historically low interest rates put upward pressure on prices. It is the goal of the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor to value all real estate at it's fair market value as of January 1 of each year. 

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Gwinnett County Tax Assessor Releases the Dogs

Who let the dogs out? Once again the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor has taken the lead in the 2014 assessment notice releases (the dogs). Gwinnett was first out in 2013 also and only waits a few days after the property tax return deadline date of April 1 to send out the tax assessment notices. The Gwinnett County Tax Assessor website stated that the taxpayers return of real property is not required and I do not disagree with that. 

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Helpful Tips to Get Your Gwinnett County Property Tax Reduced

Property taxes are high and getting higher. In fact, the National Taxpayers Union expects property taxes to continue rising across the country for the next several years. It’s a vicious circle, and one that virtually every homeowner in Georgia must face. However, that doesn’t mean you’re stuck paying what the Gwinnett County property tax office says you owe. You might be one of the many homeowners who is being over assessed and paying too much in property tax ever year. Below, you’ll find important tips to help get your tax burden reduced if you are being over assessed.

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Is the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor Over Assessing Your Property?

You expect your local government to be as accurate as possible in its procedures, and for the most part, Gwinnett County does a good job of that. However, there’s one area where you might find their judgment doesn’t meet with your own – property value assessment. It’s possible, even likely, that the Gwinnett County tax assessor has over assessed your property. What does that mean for you and how can you rectify the situation? Here’s what you should know.

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Gwinnett County Property Tax and the Tax Assessors

When it comes to filling an appeal for Gwinnett County property tax it isn’t something the owner should do without considering professional help. It isn’t a case of just filling in a few forms. It is knowing exactly what to include and what to exclude. Most commercial property owners include expenses on their income tax returns that are not allowed when valuing property. How many pictures do you need to take etc, this is where experts can help. A professional can help you bring down your tax liability.

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Gwinnett County Tax Assessor: 2013 Property Tax Bills Are Out!

The Gwinnett County Tax Assessor’s office has now issued the 2013 Property Tax Bills to the
residential as well as the commercial property owners.

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Gwinnett County Tax Assessor Appeal Deadline

Heads up Gwinnett County propery owners! Time flys and the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor notices came out on April 5. The 45 day appeal period ends in nine days, on May 20th. You can file your Gwinnett County appeal electronically. You can file your appeal in person at 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville, GA. You can file your appeal by mail provided it is postmarked by May 20. I recommend you send your Gwinnett County appeal certified mail with a return receipt requested, if you choose to use the postal service.

Many people ask me if there is anything we can do for them when they miss the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor appeal deadline. The answer is no, there is nothing we can do. The law in Georgia is clear, the time to appeal is within 45 days after the tax assessment notice date. Others wait until their tax bill comes out, and then wish they had taken steps to lower their tax burden. Again, we can do nothing at this point as there is no legal way to challenge a property tax bill, only the tax assessment.

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