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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 Residential or Commercial Real Property Return electronically
Personal Property Returns
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.
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. Please use the Personal Property Return form mailed to you in January.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this information, please contact our office at 770.822.7220.