Property Valuation Department

91 Albany Ave

P.O. Box 85

Danielsville, GA 30633

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: 706-795-6355

Fax: 706-795-5715

OUR MISSION

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 10:00 a.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

Staff & Contact Information

Chief Appraiser/ Department Head -

Robin Baker

Phone: 706-795-6359

Email: rbaker@madisonco.us

Deputy Chief Appraiser - Gary Kappeler

Deeds/Appeals

Conservation, Commercial Properties,

Report Writing

Phone: 706-795-6356

Email: gkappeler@madisonco.us

Personal Property Appraiser - Hannah Sims

Marine & Heavy Equipment

Business & Freeport Inventory

Motor Vehicle Appeals

Land Records

Phone: 706-795-6357

Email: hsims@madisonco.us

Real Property Appraiser - Bill Waldrop

Maps 0048-0100

Colbert/Comer/Danielsville area

Phone: 706-795-6360

Email: wwaldrop@madisonso.us

Real Property Appraiser - Benton Lastinger

Maps 0001-0047 & 0101-0115

Ila/Hull/ Carlton area

Phone: 706-795-6358

Email: blastinger@madisonco.us

Administration - Katie Steiner

Homestead Exemptions

Front Desk Clerk

Phone: 706-795-6354

Email: kfarmer@madisonco.us

GIS Mapper - Owen Jolley

Phone: 706-795-6361

Email: ojolley@madisonco.us

Madison County Board of Assessors Notice to Property Owners (link)

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.

The following section will provide you with information concerning Assessments, Returns and Homestead exemptions

***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. ***

2022 Taxpayer Brochure

Appeal of Assessment

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

Homestead Exemptions

Homestead Exemption Applications must be filed between January 1st and April 1st of each year to be applicable for the current tax year.

Madison County offers multiple homestead exemption options. Depending on your ownership and your age you may qualify for different options. Below you will find the different options offered and who qualifies for each exemption.

  • S1 - Owner occupied principal residence. (You must own the home and land and live at the address to qualify)

  • S3 - 62 years old as of December 31st of prior year. Income less than $10,000 for applicant and spouse. Not including social security and retirement.

  • S5 - 100% Disabled Veteran; un-remarried surviving spouse of disabled veteran.

  • SG - Un-remarried surviving spouse of a firefighter or Peace officer killed in the line of duty.

  • SS - Un-remarried surviving spouse of US service member killed in action.

  • L3 - 62 Years old as of December 31st of prior year. Income less than $10,000 for applicant and spouse not including social security or retirement.

  • L4 - 65 Years old as of December 31st of prior year. Income not required.

  • L5 - 70 years old as of December 31st of prior year. Income not required.


The city of Colbert also offers an homestead exemption for the residents who own their homes inside the City Limits. You must contact them directly to see if you qualify.


You may print and fill out the document below and return it to our department any time between January 1st and April 1st.

Homestead Exemption Form

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 Assessments

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

To view your property information online you can visit: www.qpublic.net/ga/madison

Video links below will provide information concerning the procedures of the Property Valuation Department