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Residential & Commercial Property Returns

A residential or commercial real estate property return is not required. A property return is not an appeal of value and is helpful in limited circumstances. If your property has changed significantly in the prior year and our office may not be aware, you may want to file a return. An example of a significant change may include renovations or substantial damage that occurred during the previous calendar year.

File a 2018 Residential or Commercial Real Property Return electronically
Personal Property Returns

It’s time to file your 2018 Personal Property Return. If you own a business with furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment and/or inventory, an aircraft, or a boat and/or motor as of January 1, you must file a property return by April 1. You are responsible for reporting all taxable personal property or penalties will be assessed.

Changes to the electronicPersonal Property Return Filing for 2018

In prior years you may have utilized Gwinnett County’s electronic return filing process. We greatly appreciate your partnering with us in this online initiative in past years. As you may know, there were changes to the PT50P Business Personal Property Return and PT50PF Application for Freeport Exemption Inventory forms mandated and published by the Georgia Department of Revenue. Unfortunately, the final versions were not available in a timeframe that allowed our office to redesign the e-filing program in a way that best supports your needs. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will be investigating a redesign of the e-filing program to support you in future years.

What You Need to Know for 2018:

For 2018, you will need to provide your personal property returns and Freeport applications to Gwinnett County either by mail or physical delivery to:

Gwinnett County Assessors’ Office
Personal Property Division
75 Langley Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

The deadline for filing these forms must remain the same as the state mandated timeframe of April 1 to be considered timely filed. Please remember that only a USPS postmark can be accepted as proof of a timely filing, any time returns and application are physically received in our office later than April 1.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this information, please contact our office at 770.822.7220.

To file your 2018 Personal Property Return, please use the Personal Property Return form mailed to you in January 2018. 

Blank return forms are available here.

Applications for Freeport Exemption Inventory – Must be filed by April 1 to receive full exemption.  You may still receive a partial exemption for a late filing. The amount of the exemption you will receive is as follows: April 2 – April 30 (66.67 percent), May 1 – May 31 (58.33 percent), June 1: (50 percent).

If you have additional questions, please contact the Gwinnett County Assessor's Office at 770.822.7220 or by email at

Important notice: If you are submitting your return by mail, metered mail will not be accepted as proof of a timely property tax return. Only the USPS cancellation stamp will be considered when determining if the return has been filed on time.