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How do I change my mailling address?
Call our office (615)790-5708. We would need the name of the property owner and property address at which point changes can be made for the county and municipalities for the current year.
I sold my property in May, why am I getting the tax bill?
The tax roll is prepared according to the owner of the property as of January 1.
How do I figure my taxes?
Take your TOTAL APPRAISAL, multiply by 25% for Residential, 40% for Commercial & Industrial, or 30% for Personal Property to get your ASSESSED VALUE. Multipy your tax rate per hundred of your ASSESSED VALUE for your tax amount.
What is Greenbelt?
Greenbelt is a program designated for property owners of 15 acres or more. It allows for a reduction in value if the land is used for agricultural or forest purposes.
How will I know what value the Assessor has placed on my home or business?
We will mail an Assessment Change notice to each taxpayer with value changes in May of each year. If you disagree with the values you should contact this office for further review.
What should I do if I think my appraisial is incorrect?
Call our office, we will be happy to go over the information with you to make sure everything is correct. If you are still not satified with your values then you can make an appointment with the County Board of Equalization.
How do I make an appointment with the County Board of Equalization?
Call our office the first week of June to schedule an appointment.
How often does the county reappraise?
Williamson County is on a 5 year cycle. The last Reappraisal was in 2006. The next one will be in 2011.
What's the difference between Real Property and Personal Property?
Real property is the real estate (buildings & land).
Personal Property is for assets used in a business.
I'm a new business owner, what assets do I have to claim?
You must claim all assets, used 50% or more, for your business. You would not need to report anything that is for resale.
Who has to report Tangible Personal Property?
Every business in Tennessee is required to file a schedule annually. This should be filed with the Assessor of Property in the county where the business is located.
When is the Tangible Personal Property schedule due?
The schedule is to be completed, signed and returned to the Assessor of Property on or before March 1st of each year.
What is considered to be Tangible Personal Property?
Tangible Personal Property is considered to be property used or held for use that is in the taxpayer’s business or profession.
What happens if I do not file my schedule?
A forced assessment will be placed on your business if you have not filed your schedule by March 1. You may also be subject to a penalty as provided by state law.
What if I filed my schedule by March 1st, but made an error in reporting assets?
Taxpayers who file their schedule in a timely manner may amend their personal property return. The amended return must be received on or before September 1st of the following year.
What is a Personal Property tax?
A tax levied against all businesses.
I lease equipment for my business, how do I file it?
You will receive a schedule in January for your business, all leased equipment is to be reported on the back of the schedule and turned in by March 1.
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