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Application and Questionnaire for Current Use Assessment of Bona Fide Agricultural Property

Form: PT-283A
Who Should File: Qualifying entities desiring conservation use assessment of agricultural property.
When to File: The same time property tax returns are due in the county.  Property tax returns are required to be filed by April 1.  Click here for more information.

When a property owner receives a notice from the board of tax assessors of a reassessment of property, this application may be filed in conjunction with or in lieu of an appeal to the reassessment.

Submit To: The Board of  Tax Assessors
Instructions: O.C.G.A. 48-5-7.4 provides for the assessment of conservation use property at its current use value rather than the fair market value.  Agricultural property shall include, but not be limited to,  property used for:
  • raising, harvesting, or storing crops,
  • feeding, breeding, or managing livestock or poultry,
  • producing plants, trees, fowl, or animals,
  • production of aquaculture, horticulture, floriculture, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, and apiarian products.
  • Property that qualifies for this special assessment must be maintained in a current use for a period of ten years.  For more instructions see form PT-283A.