Search for Alabama property assessment information. Property Assessments include property tax assessments, property valuations, property tax liens, defaults on property taxes, and property assessment appeals.
Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels so that the jurisdiction can levy property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every parcel in the district, including records on property tax assessments, maps of property lines, and inventories of parcels and structures, as well as the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep records on reassessments for construction or improvements and other on-site inspections. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their property assessment records.
Clerks file documents and preserve a range of municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality. These documents, including property assessment records, are open to the public. The Clerk's Office has a number of records on property assessments, including real estate excise taxes, tax liens on properties, and the jurisdiction's property tax assessment formulas. They also keep records on property transactions, deeds, and titles. Many Clerk's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents related to property assessment.
Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on property tax assessments, including property and parcel surveys, property tax liens, and property valuations. They also record land transactions within the jurisdiction, including deeds, mortgages, and easements. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online databases for the public to access property assessment records.
Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including property assessment records. These records include property value assessments, records of paid and unpaid property taxes, and property tax liens. Town and City Halls also maintain records on land transactions, property sales and transfers, and municipal and zoning boundaries. Property assessment records are open to the public, and many Town and City Halls provide online access to these records.
Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in their jurisdiction. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other property assessment records. These records include property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, lists of sold parcels, and property valuations. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access property assessment records.