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May 14, 2020- The County Board of Equalization (CBOE) will go into session on June 1st. The deadline for calling 615-452-2412 for an appointment is June 12, 2020. In accordance with Govenor Lee's Executive Order #34, the CBOE will be meeting via Zoom Conferencing. Any owner of property who wishes to appeal their appraisal to the CBOE must appear before said Board or have a representative with written authorization. Failure to appear and appeal an assessment will result in the assessment becoming final without further right of appeal.

April 29, 2020- The Assessment Change Notices are expected to be delivered around May 20th. In an effort to limit personal appearances for the safety of the public and employees, please email your informal appeal information. The appeal request must include the property you wish to appeal (address, parcel number, or account number). You will need to have an opinion of value (What you think the property is worth). Also, include the evidence that validates your opinion of value (Why you think is worth it).

Acceptable evidence for Real Property includes:

  1. Comparable sales documents
  2. Recent photographs
  3. Insurance replacement value
  4. Recent appraisal
  5. Costs to build
  6. Cost to cure any physical or functional problem
  7. Income & Expense Statements
  8. Changes in physical characteristics of the real property

We will review the appeal and reply to your email as well as sending written documentation for your records. The deadline for the informal appeal is June 1, 2020. If you miss this deadline or disagree with our review, you can appeal to the County Board of Equalization. The CBOE will go into session on June 1, 2020. The deadline to set an appointment with the board is June 12, 2020.

For more information on the property value appeal process, please visit our page "Appealing Your Assessment" under the "Information" tab.

April 27, 2020- County Executive Anthony Holt has extended the State of Emergency till 12am on May 1, 2020. The building is expected to reopen to the public on May 1st.

March 23, 2020- County Executive Anthony Holt has declared a state of emergency for the County and the building will be closed to the public. For assistance, please call the office at 615.452.2412.

January 9, 2020- The updated Scehdule B is available here.

June 15, 2019- The opportuntiy to set appointment to meet with the CBOE has passed. If you have a grievance with your property valuation, you must file with the State Board of Equalization to seek jurisdiction for your appreal. Our office will walk you through the process.

June 4, 2019- Today is the last to informally appeal your recent reappraisal. The deadline to appeal before the CBOE will end on June 14th.

February 20, 2019- The updated Schedule B is available here.

December 4, 2018- The Schedule Bs for Business Tangible Personal Property is in the process of being printed and should be mailed next week. All Sumner County businesses aree required to complete the Schedule B. If you did not receive one please contact our office. A blank Schedule B is available here and the Instruction sheet is available here. You are always welcome to contact our office for assistance in completing the Schedule B.

November 28, 2018- Thank you to Commissioners Dewitt, Nipper, Echols, Wright, & Tucker for taking time to visit our office and discuss the 2019 County-wide Reappraisal.

October 1, 2018- We are expanding the appeals process to include after hours for your 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.

June 1, 2018- The CBOE is in session. The deadline to set an appointment is June 15th and to set an appointment please call our office.

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:

  1. Comparable sales documents
  2. Recent photographs
  3. Insurance replacement value
  4. Recent appraisal
  5. Costs to build
  6. Cost to cure any physical or functional problem
  7. Income & Expense Statements
  8. Changes in physical characteristics of the real property

Acceptable evidence for Tangible Personal Property includes:

  1. Personal Property Schedule B
  2. Photographs of the personal property
  3. List of Assets used in the business
  4. Balance sheet
  5. Purchase agreement for assets

May 5, 2018- 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.