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August 11
Board of Assessors Meeting
August 16
Planning & Zoning Board Meeting
August 29
BOC Meeting
September 6
Planning & Zoning Board Meeting
September 8
Madison County Comp Plan Meeting
September 8
Board of Assessors Meeting
September 12
BOC Meeting
September 20
Planning & Zoning Board Meeting
Welcome to the Official Madison County Georgia Government Web Site
Property Valuation Office

Telephone: 706-795-6354
Fax: 706-795-5715
Map & Directions

About Us:

                                                 Who Are Appraisers 


                                                   Discovery Process

                                                     Property Taxes  

Board Of Assessors:

Chairperson: Ralph McCay Jr.

Vice Chairperson: Michael Baker

Member:  Steve Singleton

Board of Assessors Secretary:

Chief Appraiser:
Robin Baker
Deputy Chief Appraiser:
Gary Kappeler
Commercial Properties
Report Writing
Personal Property:
Hannah Sims
Marine & Heavy Equipment
Business & Freeport Inventory
Motor Vehicles
Real Property Appraiser:
Bill Waldrop
Maps 0048-0100
Real Property Appraiser:
Benton Lastinger
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Katie Farmer
Homestead Exemptions
Front Desk Clerk
Gis Mapping:
Owen Jolley




To produce an annual tax digest that conforms to the requirements of Georgia Law and Rules and Regulations of the Georgia Department of Revenue. The Board of Assessors are responsible for determining what real and personal property is subject to taxation in Madison County, estimating the market value and administration of the various types of homestead and property tax exemptions.

The three member board meets the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. to consider requests involving conservation status applications, homestead exemptions, preferential treatment status and any changes in property taxation status. For more information call (706)795-6355  



* It shall be the policy of the Madison County Board of Assessors to accept only U.S. Postal Service postmark for all deadlines, including but not limited to Tax Returns (Real and Personal), Exempt Status Requests, Homestead Applications, Preferential Assessment Applications, and Appeals. In addition, the Madison County Board of Assessors will NOT accept appeals via electronic transmission. We are unable to maintain and verify receipt of the current assessment under appeal. In addition, we are unable to verify the authenticity of the registered agent, attorney, or taxpayer by written admission or by affidavit of person or persons filing the appeal electronically.



Property Tax Returns

Property tax returns must be filed with the Madison County Board of Assessors between January 1 and April 1 of each year. 

Real Property Return Form *                              Freeport Exemption Inventory Form *

Marine & Heavy Equipment Return Form  *                     Aircraft Return Form *

Business Inventory Return Form   




Specialized Assessment Applications must be filed by April 1 of each year to be applicable for the current tax year.  

Conservation Use Assessment Application *

Preferential Assessment Application *

Forest Land Protection Act Application *




Homestead Exemption Applications must be filed by April 1 of each year to be applicable for the current tax year.  If you are 65 years of age or older you may be eligible for an additional, local homestead exemption.

Homestead Exemption Form *




Appealing your assessment value must be done within 45 days of the date on your assessment notice. Property owners must declare their chosen method of appeal.

Appeal of Assessment Form *



Madison County Board of Assessors Notice to Property Owners   

The Madison County Board of Assessors, in accordance with GA. Law (SB 346) must give reasonable notice to property owners prior to making a site visit.  Notice is hereby given that a representative of the appraisal staff may be visiting your property to review parcel information for changes or improvements in order to compile necessary information for the county tax digest.  These reviews will include measuring structures, listing information and photographing the subject property.  There will also be property reviews concerning Conservation Use Applications, active appeals, or review of returned properties.  The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked county vehicle. For more information, please contact the Assessors' Office at 706-795-6355.  

 Current area review:


Personal Property

Maps 0001-0115




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