October 1, 2018- We are expanding the appeals process to include after hours convenience.. Check out the site for the latest dates, times, and locations.
September 4, 2018- We notified every county commissioner to encourage them to host a Town Hall meeting for the 2019 Reappraisal. We are looking for active participation to ensure citizens are engaged amd understand the process.
September 1, 2018- As we gear up for reapprasial, it is important that citizens are engaged in the reappraisal process. We value citizen input and the importance of understanding the reappraisal program and how it affects their family budgets. To acheive this goal we are implementing a Public Information Campaign to reach all of Sumner County through print and social media. We will hosting townhall meetings throughout the county, launching a website and facebook presence to focus on the reappraisal process, publishing timely articles discussing reappraisal, and expanding our informal appeals process to give citizens the opportuntiy to discuss their property valuation. Sumner County is known for active participation in the reappraisal process and we will continue to work to create a tranparent and open process.
May 21, 2018- All Assessment Change Notices have been mailed and the Informal Appeals Process has begun. For an informal review of your property simply call our office. You will need an opinion of value for your property and evidence to validate that opinion.
Acceptable evidence for Real Property includes:
- Comparable sales documents
- Recent photographs
- Insurance replacement value
- Recent appraisal
- Costs to build
- Cost to cure any physical or functional problem
- Income & Expense Statements
- Changes in physical characteristics of the real property
Acceptable evidence for Tangible Personal Property includes:
- Personal Property Schedule B
- Photographs of the personal property
- List of Assets used in the business
- Balance sheet
- Purchase agreement for assets
May 5, 2010- The 2018 Assessment Change Notices are in the process of being mailed to property owners whose value changed in the last year. If you do not agree with the valuation please contact our office immediately to discuss. The deadline is June 8, 2018 for an appearance before the CBOE.
October 10, 2017- Tax bills are still be being processed by the collecting officials. Currently the cities of Hendersonville and Westmoreland has mailed their bills. We will share information as we receive it. For information about your tax bill please contact your city tax collector or the Trustee. You are always welcome to call our office and we will assist to the best of our ability. Thank you.
Jan 11, 2017- The Schedule Bs for Tangible Personal Property reporting have been mailed. To avoid penalty please return the completed schedule no later than March1, 2017. If you did receive a Schedule B please click here to download the form.
Jan. 8, 2017- Join us for a meeting of the Sumner County GIS Committee, January 17, 2017 at 1:00 in Room 112 of The Sumner County Administrative Building.
Jan 20, 2016- The Schedule Bs for Tangible Personal Property reporting have been mailed. To avoid penalty please return the completed schedule no later than March1, 2016. If you did receive a Schedule B please click here to download the form.
April 20, 2015- Sumner County property owners can appeal their 2015 valuation beginning on May 1, 2015. To appeal simply call our office or submit your request online. You will need to include your opinion of value as well as your evidence to support that value. The informal appeal process will end on May 31, 2015 and all appeals will be heard by the County Board of Equalization. The appeal process has closed for the 2015 tax year. The informal appeal process for 2016 will commence on May 1, 2016 and more information will follow. Thank you.
The County Board of Equalization will convene on June 1, 2015. To appeal your value before the CBOE call our office 615.452.2412 for an appointment. The deadline to set an appointment with the CBOE is June 12, 2015. For more information visit our "Appealing Your Assessment Page" or call our office.
March 20, 2015- Assessor John C. Isbell AAS, TMA has been selected by the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) to present a conference paper on The Role of Egovernment in resolving the Accountability Paradox in Indianapolis this fall.
March 5, 2015- Assessor John C. Isbell, AAS, TMA has been selected as a national instructor in assessment administration by the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).
January 19, 2015- Sumner County business owners. The Schedule B forms have been mailed and the deadline for filing is March 1st. If you did not receive your Schedule B form you may download it here. If you are a new business please complete the following form and submit to our office for processing.
The 2014 Reappraisal is complete and the appeal process has closed. Taxpayers having a grievance with thier property value may contact the Assessors' office at 615-452-2412 to file a petition for an informal appeal during the month of May, 2015.