Chief Appraiser Rodney McDaniel

Chief Appraiser:
Rodney McDaniel

P.K. Dixon Annex 2
Second Floor
121 S. McDonough St.
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone: (770) 477-3285
Fax: (770) 477-4566

Commonly Asked Questions

What is Personal Property?

Airplanes, boats, farm equipment, livestock and business assets (inventory, furniture and fixtures, machinery and equipment)

What is the assessment level?


How many days do I have to appeal my assessment notice?

45 days from the date printed on the notice.

Who can appeal my property value?

The property owner or authorized agent and either must submit a signed appeal. Click here for more information on how to appeal your assessment.

What is Freeport?

An exemption applying only to inventory of a Georgia manufacturer or destined for out of state shipment by a distributor.

How do I receive Freeport Exemption?

By completing an application form and submitting with it documentation to verify eligibility. (You can download the form by clicking here). This has to be done each year the exemption is desired.

What is the deadline for filing a return?

April 1 (US postmark accepted) is the deadline to file a return. The deadline to file a Freeport Application is April 1 (US postmark accepted) to receive 100% of your qualified exemption, April 2-30 to receive 66.67% of your qualified exemption, May 1 to receive 58.33% of your qualified exemption, and June 1 to receive 50% of your qualified exemption.

Are taxes pro-rated if I am only in Clayton County part of the year or have sold my boat, etc., during the year?

No, State Law assesses property as of January 1 of any given year.

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