Tax Assessor

  1. UPDATE: Tax Assessor Requests Residents Return Conservation Use Applications by Mail by June 1

    Deadline extended: applications must be postmarked & notarized by June 1. Applications can be mailed to the Tax Assessor, 325 East Washington Street, Room 280, Athens, Georgia, 30601. Appointments can be made for those who cannot mail applications. Read on...
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Department Functions

  • Achieve fair and equitable valuations of all properties within state-mandated specifications
  • Appraise all property located in Athens-Clarke County at its fair market value to ensure that taxpayers pay no more than their fair share of property taxes
  • Produce a statutorily acceptable digest by August 1 of each year
  • Review and process property returns, specialized assessments and exemptions, all of which are due by April 1 of each year.