A long-promised property tax reform bill — promising annual assessments and longer appeal time — received final passage from the General Assembly Thursday.
“With the passage of SB 346, we will protect taxpayers from unfair assessments and guarantee the right to appeal,” Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock said). “While this is a huge victory for Georgia property owners, it’s only part of the solution to providing a system that actually works With the passage of SB 346, we will protect taxpayers from unfair assessments and guarantee the right to appeal.”
The bill, considered the most sweeping overhaul of Georgia’s property tax system, would:
Rep. Ed Lindsey (R-Atlanta), who squired the bill through the House, said before the House’s final vote Thursday that the bill should give “gr eater rights to our property owners when it comes to appeals.