Property Valuation Department

Property valuation information page

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

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.

Staff & Contact Information

Chief Appraiser/ Department Head - Robin Baker

Phone: 706-795-6359


Deputy Chief Appraiser - Gary Kappeler

Phone: 706-795-6356


Personal Property Appraiser - Hannah Sims

Phone: 706-795-6357


Administrative Assistant - Katie Steiner 

Phone: 706-795-6354


Real Property Appraiser - Benton Lastinger 

Phone: 706-795-6358


Real Property Appraiser - John Sims

Phone: 706-795-6360


Real Property Appraiser - Diego Ulloa-Reyes



GIS Mapper - Owen Jolley

Phone: 706-795-6361


Data Entry - Destiny Tittle

Phone: 706-795-6353


Board of Assessor Members

Chairperson - Ralph McCay Jr. 

Vice Chairperson - Michael Baker

Member - Steve Singleton 

B.O.A Secretary - Gary Kappeler 

For Questions concerning the Board of Assessors please contact the B.O.A. Secretary at 706-795-6356.


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 

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.

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. 

Homestead Brochure

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

Personal Property Return Instructions

Specialized Assessments

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.

Non-Disclosure request form

Copy of SB 215

To view your property information online you can visit: 

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

Introduction to Property Valuation & Assessment Power Point 2023