Hamilton is very involved in the community and is a member of a number of organizations including: Alabama Association of Assessing Officials, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Society of Women Accountants, International Association of Assessing Officers, Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and Kiwanis Club of Huntsville.
|Board of Equalization
First Floor, Room 121 (northwest corner)
Open 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Open 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Closed for Lunch 12:00 - 12:30
Satellite offices open during heavy tax time, usually Fall through Spring.
Offices usually closed mid-May to mid-September during slow times. Please call to confirm open.
100 Plaza Boulevard
Madison Resource Center
12290 Hwy. 231-431 Meridianville
Flint Crossing Shopping Center, Ste. K
2801 Memorial Parkway
Parkway Place Mall
Online Tax Assessment Information
Tax Assessment Maps
Madison County Property Tax Facts
Business Personal Property Return Form
(NEW) Business Personal Property Return Instructions--Short Form (Per Act 2014-415)
Form ADV-44 Single Family Dwelling and Underlying Lot
Property Maintenance Department
This department is responsible for making an on site review of subdivisions and other lands, to measure and list all improvements, and also calculate values, based on guidelines and specifications mandated by the State Department of Revenue.
Alabama Certified Appraiser (Real Property):
Richard Gattis, Chief Appraiser
Alabama Certified Appraiser (Business Personal Property):
Telesia Chambers, Chief Clerk
Patrick Douglass, Chief Appraiser - Business Personal Property
Computer Mapping Department
This department is responsible for maintaining maps of property lines. Recently completed, digitized maps are available, based on recorded subdivision plats and recorded deeds.
Alabama Certified Mappers:
Tim Moore, Appraisal & Mapping Administrator
This department is responsible for preparing assessment information of property, both real and personal, for the purpose of ad valorem taxation. All exemptions, applicable under Alabama State Law, must be applied for in this office.
In 2013 $198,855,375 was assessed and charged to the Tax Collector’s Office for collection of taxes. This can be compared to the following years:
2012 - $194,489,171
2011 - $190,260,816
2010 - $190,896,520
2009 - $189,174,845
2008 - $180,463,594
2007 - $168,657,756
2006 - $149,172,049
2005 - $141,766,492
2004 - $116,005,586
2003 - $111,343,012
2002 - $108,590,465
2001 - $101,888,170
2000 - $ 88,811,077
1999 - $ 88,198,427
The Tax Assessor's Office maintains records of property ownership by subdivision lots or metes and bounds legal descriptions. Plat maps are available for research. Recorded subdivision plats are available for research, as well as a listing of ownership of lots.
Old assessment records and plat books are available for research purposes. Some records date back to the 1800's.
Support Staff Level I Certification:
Support Staff Level II Certification:
Board of Equalization
If a property owner questions the value placed on his property, the Board of Equalization will meet with the property owner to review the value. The Board sets a schedule based on written request of a property owner. A written protest of value must be mailed to the following address: Madison County Board of Equalization, Tax Assessor's Office, Madison County Courthouse, 100 Northside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801.
Board Members: Charles Swafford Jr. - Chairman, Bland Warren, Pat Millirons, Fran Hamilton - Secretary.