Board of Equalization


The BOE consists of 3 members and 3 alternate members. BOE appointees serve a 3-year term beginning on January 1. Appointees must:
  • Own real property in Hall County
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Complete a 40-hour training course in appraisal and equalization processes and procedures
BOE members are required to complete annually a continuing education requirement of at least 8 hours of instruction in appraisal and equalization procedures as prepared and required by the commissioner of the Georgia Department of Revenue. Reference O.C.G.A. § 48-5-311 for full information.


The Board of Equalization (BOE) hears appeals of property values and denials of homestead and other exemptions. Duties include the:
  • Attending hearings
  • Maintaining a payroll roster
  • Notifying taxpayer of hearings and decisions
  • Processing appointments
  • Providing secretarial help to the board
  • Recruiting new members
  • Scheduling hearings while coordinating with the Tax Assessor's Office
  • Scheduling training


You may file an appeal to a BOE decision by visiting the Georgia Department of Revenue's Local Government Services Division website.

The Hall County Board of Equalization will hold scheduled Tax Appeal hearings on the Basement floor of the Hall County Courthouse Annex located at 116 Spring St. SE, Gainesville, Georgia for the following dates:

  • Tuesday October 23, 2018
  • Wednesday October 24, 2018
  • Thursday October 25, 2018
  • Friday October 26, 2018

Between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. or until matters conclude.