|Board of Equalization
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 256-532-3350 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
Application for Current Use Appraisal 2016
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.
Each taxpayer is required by Alabama Law (Code 40-7-1) to provide a complete list of all property owned. The person acquiring property is responsible for reporting to the Tax Assessors complete legal description of the property. All assessments are based upon ownership and status as of October 1 of each year.
In 2014 $199,967,512 was assessed and charged to the Tax Collector’s Office for collection of taxes. This can be compared to the following years:
2013 - $198,855,375
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
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, Cliff Mann - Secretary.
Business Personal Property Department
Title 40, Chapter 7, Code of Alabama 1975, as amended, requires that every business report to the county taxing official each year a complete list of all business personal property owned by the taxpayer on October 1 of the tax year. This itemized list should include all fixed assets used in the operation of the business including but not limited to: furniture, fixtures, computers, printers, office equipment, tools, machinery, unlicensed motor vehicles, and vehicle add-on equipment.
This department is responsible for maintaining maps of property lines. Recently completed, digitized maps are available, based on recorded subdivision plats and recorded deeds. It also maintains records of property ownership by subdivision lots or metes and bounds legal descriptions. Old assessment records and plat books are available for research purposes. Some records date back to the 1800's.