Property Valuation Department
91 Albany Ave
P.O. Box 85
Danielsville, GA 30633
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
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
Deputy Chief Appraiser - Gary Kappeler
Conservation, Commercial Properties,
Personal Property Appraiser - Hannah Sims
Marine & Heavy Equipment
Business & Freeport Inventory
Motor Vehicle Appeals
Real Property Appraiser - Stephen White
Real Property Appraiser - Benton Lastinger
Maps 0001-0047 & 0101-0115
Ila/Hull/ Carlton area
Administration - Katie Steiner
Front Desk Clerk
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. ***
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.
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.
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.
Freeport Exemption Inventory Form
Marine & Heavy Equipment 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
Law Enforcement Non-Disclosure
Senate Bill 215 Property Records Law Enforcement
If you are employed with any law enforcement office and are a resident of Madison County, you may qualify to receive a non-disclosure status in our online system. For more information, please contact 706-795-6355.
Video links below will provide information concerning the procedures of the Property Valuation Department