Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Lumpkin County Tax Assessor’s office is encouraging all taxpayers to conduct their business with the Tax Assessor’s office by phone, email or online services if at all possible.
Until further notice, anyone wishing to discuss their property/property values will need to do so either by phone call or appointment only.
By utilizing the following link; https://dor.georgia.gov/real-and-personal-property-forms-and-applications, most forms are available and can be sent without the need for in-person interactions at the office.
The following forms can be downloaded, filled out, printed, and mailed to our office by April 1st. (must be postmarked with the USPS mark no later than April 1st) These could also be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
LGS – Homestead – this is for the state homestead exemption.
PT-50P – Business Personal Property Reporting Form
PT-50F – Freeport Application for Manufacturing Inventory (if applicable)
PT-50M – Marine Personal Property Reporting Form
PT-50A – Airplane Personal Property Reporting Form
PT-50R – Taxpayer Return of Value – this is the form to be used when a taxpayer wishes to update their property information, declare a value on their property as of January 1, 2020, or request a review of their property. Any additional information the taxpayer wishes to be considered can be included with the Return Form.
PT-283A – Conservation Use Application – This form must be signed before a notary, filled out on both pages, and sent to our office by April 1st along with a check or money order (cash is accepted if hand delivered to the office) for $25.00. This is the state mandated recording fee for all approved applications. If you would like to pay by credit or debit card, please visit this form. (**Please note, this form cannot be submitted electronically as we must have the original document recoded at the clerk of court**)
If you submit a 65+ application, you will also need to enclose a copy of your state issued ID that shows your date of birth and current address.
If you are submitting a disabled/disabled veteran application, we require a certificate from your physician, certifying that in the opinion of such physician, such person is mentally or physically incapacitated to the extent that such person is unable to be gainfully employed and that such incapacity is likely to be permanent. Or, in the case of disabled veteran, we require a copy of the rating letter from the VA that shows that your combined rating is 100% or that you are being paid at the 100% level.
The Lumpkin County Appraisal Department is dedicated to the fair and equal assessment of the taxpayers property values and shall conduct themselves in a professional, courteous and respectful manner.
The Lumpkin County Board of Assessors oversees the operation of the Tax Assessor’s office.
Notice to the Lumpkin County Property Owners and Occupants. In accordance with O.C.G.A 48-5-2641, please be advised that the Lumpkin County Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel information concerning:
- An appeal filed
- Conservation use application
- Construction of new improvement or addition
- Mobile home decals
- Return filed
- Review of parcel
The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked county vehicle.
If you have any further questions, please call our office at 706-864-2433.