Tax Appeals

DISCOVER AUGUSTA'S BEST Tax Appeals

State and local governments raise revenue in various ways, including the imposition and collection of ad valorem real estate taxes and taxes upon inventory. Citizens have the right to challenge the valuations set forth by the taxing authorities, and administrative procedures exist for a party to ensure that the valuations placed on real estate and inventory is resolved in a fair and equitable manner. If need be, an independent appraiser or a jury can be utilized to resolve any dispute.

Hull Barrett is proud to represent both property owners and local governments in tax appeals related to ad valorem taxation, Freeport exemptions, and other issues related to the valuation and proper taxation of real and personal property.

Importance of Tax Appeal Law

Taxation is a necessary, but sometimes contentious, relationship that all citizens and businesses have with the various levels of government that exist. The law seeks to find a balance between the needs of the government and the needs of the people, to arrive at a system of valuation that is fair and equitable to all concerned. When disputes arise, it is important to resolve these disputes in an expeditious and cost-effective manner wherever possible. Our goal is to identify the valuation issues that are in dispute and to present the client’s valuation in an effective and fair manner.

Representative Issues

  • Valuation of industrial, commercial, residential, and vacant land;
  • Valuation of inventory subject to various local Freeport exemptions;
  • Efforts by local governments to avoid or failing to recognize Freeport exemptions;
  • Conservation use easements; and
  • Agricultural uses of property.

Representative Clients

  • Apartments
  • Commercial Properties
  • Industries
  • Local Governments
  • Residential Property Owners
  • Shopping Centers

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Augusta, Georgia

SunTrust Bank Building (7th Floor)
801 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.722.9779
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Aiken, South Carolina

111 Park Avenue, S.W.
Aiken, SC 29801
Office: 803.648.4213 | Fax: 803.648.2601
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30901 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Augusta, Georgia

SunTrust Bank Building (7th Floor)
801 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.722.9779
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Aiken, South Carolina

111 Park Avenue, S.W.
Aiken, SC 29801
Office: 803.648.4213 | Fax: 803.648.2601
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30901 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

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