Property taxes have been around as long as taxes themselves. Taxes date back to thousands of years ago. It’s the methods governments have used to make money for millennia. It’s no surprise, then, that we are still facing them today. However, in Gwinnett County, and all over the United States, property owners are finding out there are ways to lessen the burden of property taxes. Better yet, you don’t have to comb through the paperwork yourself. There are services set up to do the work for you. First, we will look at some of the taxes that are common here in the United States to help gain a better understanding of why we get taxed and why it makes sense to use an appeal service to lighten your property taxes.