The Assessment Process Used by the Gwinnett Tax Assessor

The Gwinnett County tax assessor has the duty of assessing properties and issuing tax assessment notices, among others. Taxpayers, on the other hand, have the duty to know the process applied by the tax assessor’s staff in these two aspects for their own benefit.  Keep in mind that tax assessments can be appealed but tax bills cannot be appealed, thus, emphasizing the importance of appealing your tax assessment within 45 days after its receipt.  

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How to Win a Gwinnett Property Tax Appeal

Regardless of the type of property you own, you will find that filing a property tax appeal– and even better, winning it, for that matter - is for your own interest. Your tax burden will be reduced for the applicable year so much so that you have set a precedent for yourself. Your property taxes can be lower in the succeeding years, aside from the fact that your knowledge about these things has increased. 

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Roles of the Gwinnett County Tax Assessors

The Gwinnett County Tax Assessor and his staff are the people responsible for the assessment of the taxable values of real property in their jurisdiction. These taxable values are the basis for the estimated property taxes – and we all know the reluctance many taxpayers have about doing their civic duty and parting with their money. 

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Property Characteristics Used by Your Gwinnett County Tax Assessor

In the process of performing a tax assessment, the county assessor will evaluate a lot of data and information related to your property. Because of the complexity of property tax valuation and the sheer volume of real estate, the state of Georgia uses a mass appraisal system to determine property values and tax rates. This seems to be effective enough, but it can also result in a lot of incorrect information being used to determine how much a property owner should pay.

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Should You Appeal Your Gwinnett County Property Tax?

Have the feeling that your Gwinnett County property tax is higher than it should be? It’s entirely possible that you are right. Many properties in Georgia and beyond are assessed for more than they are currently worth. However, the good news is that if you are being assessed at a rate too high, there are options. If you file an appeal with the local government, you have every chance of winning and dropping the amount of property taxes that are due.

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Appealing the Decision of the Gwinnett County Tax Assessor

If you are like most people out there, you want to save money wherever you can. Getting through this life is expensive, so you want to make sure that you are not overspending. This certainly includes overspending on your taxes. If you believe that the Gwinnett County tax assessor has incorrectly valued your home and your property taxes are too high, you will want to make sure that you are taking care of the matter sooner rather than later. In many cases, this will mean that you need to file for an appeal.

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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 2015 Notices Are Out

Gwinnett County tax assessment notices are dated April 3. You have 45 days to file a Gwinnett County property tax appeal which makes the deadline May 18. You can view your Gwinnett County tax assessment notice online. You can file your Gwinnett property tax appeal online on the tax assessor website

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The Gwinnett County Tax Assessor is Coming Around Again

It’s getting to be that time of year again that we all dread, the time of year when the Gwinnet County tax assessor comes around to assess the value of our properties. With the way things have been trending lately, it’s safe to say that we can all expect to see a bump in the property taxes that we’ll have due this year. Of course, if you’re new to the area, or simply haven’t paid much attention to the tax assessment process in Gwinnett County, you may be wondering how everything works. So, let us explain.

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Atlanta Real Estate | Atlanta Warehouse Values

2013 was a strong year for the Atlanta warehouse market on most metrics. While you might be seeing this in the performance of your building, you aren't the only one. The Atlanta GA tax assessors track the market just like you and, when they see strong performance, they are more likely to raise property values. Higher property values mean higher tax bills from the Atlanta GA tax assessors for you to pay or for your tenants to have to cover through their CAMs.

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