Tax Assessor

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.