Assessor of Property

Geographic Information Systems

A good mapping system is the foundation for the Assessor's property location, inventory, and identification functions.

Appealing Property Assessments

Any property owner who believes that the classification or value assigned to their property by the Assessor of Property is incorrect has the right to appeal that asse



Property Exemptions

Religious, charitable, scientific or nonprofit educational institutions may apply to have property owned by that organization exempt from property taxes if the property is currently being used excl

Property Appraisal for Tax Purposes

Unlike an appraiser in the private sector who is hired to ascertain the value of one particular property as of a given date, the Assessor of Property's mission is much broader in scope.

Tangible Personal Property

Tangible Personal Property is all property owned or held by a business to operate that business, including but not limited to, furniture, fixtures, vehicles, tools, m

Assessment of Mobile Homes

In Tennessee mobile homes are assessed as real property, as an improvement to the land where that mobile home is located.

Periodic County-Wide Reappraisal

Reappraisal of property for tax purposes is required on a periodic basis to maintain appraisals at market value and to ensure equity of appraisals throughout the jurisdic

Certified Tax Rate

The purpose of periodic reappraisal is not to increase the amount of revenue derived from property taxes, but to update and equalize the values of all taxable pro

Assessment Change Notices

Each year, usually in early May, an Assessment Change Notice card is mailed to all county property owners whose property values have either increased or decreased for the current tax year fro