What Is a “Board of Equalization” 

Posted by Daniel Jones on Apr 12, 2021 11:00:00 AM

At times, it may seem like you are on your own and perhaps no one is there to look after your best interests. You may be surprised to know, however, that if you are a property owner in the Atlanta Metro area, there are people available to make sure you are treated fairly. In Gwinnett County and Cobb County, for example, there are “Boards of Equalization” (BOE) which are government agencies charged with hearing appeals from property owners on their property tax assessments.

Board of Equalization

This is serious business. In fact, in Cobb County the Board of Equalization is a division of the Superior Court Clerk. The Board has three members which have been appointed by the Grand Jury. They take an oath of office to discharge the duties involved in hearing appeals and rendering a decision on those appeals. Gwinnett County has a similar board of equalization that helps protect taxpayers.

If you want to be assured of a fair tax assessment for your personal or commercial property in the Atlanta area, your appeal needs to be prepared and appropriately placed in front of a board of equalization. While this is a process that can be done individually, an increasing number of people are discovering the value and convenience of using Fair Assessments. We are a small, focused Atlanta firm that uses a virtual office to minimize overhead. We specialize in helping our clients get their property tax assessments capped or reduced, potentially saving them money. In over a decade in assisting taxpayers, we've accumulated a satisfying amount of positive reviews on Google, Yelp and Facebook. We would be proud to assist you, but it is up to you to take that first step. 

View our website and see how we helped a DeKalb County property owner save 37% on their assessment and a Cobb County owner achieve a 53% reduction in the property tax assessment. We assisted a Gwinnett County property owner receive a 44% reduction. These are real results for real property owners in the Atlanta area. Fill out our simple online form to get started to see how we can assist you.

You do not need to simply accept your property tax assessment and don't need to go it alone. Fair Assessments can get your property taxes capped or even reduced. Take advantage of the people in place to work in your interests when it comes to property taxes in Georgia and the Atlanta area. Efficient and effective. Connect with Fair Assessments today.


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