How Do You Contact the Polk County Tax Assessor?


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As of 2015, contact the Polk County, Georgia, tax assessor via phone at 770-749-2108, fax at 770-749-8674 or email at jcook@polkga.org, states the Polk County, Georgia, Board of Assessors website. You also may visit the office at 144 West Ave., Suite F, Cedartown, Georgia between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The board meets every Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. at the Polk County Administration Building in Cedartown.

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The Board of Assessors website has links to various forms, including those for homestead exemptions and school tax exemptions. It also provides a database of property records, which users can search using various criteria, such as owner's name or property address. Additionally, the website allows users to estimate their property taxes according to the fair market value of their property, but warns that these estimates are for planning purposes only. Tax assessors determine the actual fair market value, which is defined as what the property would cost at a bona fide sale. Property owners can appeal an assessment in writing within 45 days if they disagree.

People contact the board of assessors for various reasons, including requests to have an assessor evaluate the interior of a house, to appeal a valuation or to obtain a permit for a home improvement. The Board of Assessors also provides information on property tax exemptions.

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