Residents of Fulton County will finally learn whether a freeze on property values will go unchallenged.
Fulton County commissioners, citing a law dating back to 1880, unanimously voted to freeze property assessments at the 2016 rates today.
A loophole could save Fulton County homeowners thousands of dollars.
An 11Alive investigation uncovered how mistakes made by appraisers could be adding to Fulton County’s soaring property taxes.
Some Fulton County homeowners have seen their tax assessments jump by more than 50 percent, while others have received no increase at all this year.
While thousands of Fulton County Homeowners could see their property taxes increase this year, the 11Alive Investigators uncovered commercial properties often get big tax break.
At a board meeting on Thursday, the Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors decided that Fulton County property tax owners who had a rate freeze in place and saw their assessment values increase will go back to their frozen levels.
“There’s nothing more we can do,” said Board of Assessors member Brandi Hunter.
There are new developments in the Fulton Tax Revolt as property owners wait to see if they'll get any relief, as one of the Fulton County Board of Assessors' own members is accusing them of violating the state's Open Meeting Law.
In the Foxhall subdivision, the yards are well kept, the flowers blooming and the golf course is never far away. But homeowners aren’t happy.
People furious over their massive property tax assessments are hoping for some relief in Fulton County, but does that match up with surrounding areas?