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Georgia Certification Program For County Tax Assessors And Appraisers

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. ยง 48-5-268, the Department is required to instruct, operate, and administer courses of instruction to provide for the training of new appraisers and for the continuing education of experienced appraisers.  Click the link below for information and schedules of training courses for county tax officials that are offered through The Georgia Certification Program for County Tax Assessors and Appraisers

2013/2014 Georgia Certification Program for County Tax Assessors and Appraisers

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Board of Equalization Schedule for 2014

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CAVEAT 2013 Presentations

Title-Ad Valorem Tax - HB386 training 23.Jan.2013

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The certification program objectives are:

  • To encourage the recognition of assessment administration in local government as a profession established upon an identifiable body of knowledge and to offer courses of study through which such knowledge may be acquired
  • To foster and maintain high educational and ethical standards in the practice of assessment administration
  • To assist the local assessors and staff by establishing a program that builds professionalism; and
  • To provide recognition for assessors, appraisers and staff


For Registration Information:

  Georgia Certification Program (404)724-7006
  Class Registration
  Goldine Shaw    (404)724-7046 
  Kim Oliver (404)724-7044
  Regional Exams
  Kim Oliver (404)724-7044

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