Mission Statement

The mission of the Rutherford County Assessor of Property is to discover, list, classify, and value all taxable property in the jurisdiction of Rutherford County, Tennessee for Ad Valorem (according to value) tax purposes. The Assessor of Property is responsible to the property owners and taxpayers of Rutherford County to ensure that all property subject to taxation is valued in accordance with state laws, that no property escapes the assessment process or is under-assessed, and that no property owner receives unauthorized preferential treatment. In the performance of these duties, it is the goal of this department to provide the highest level of professional service and technical assistance to the public on all matters relating to property assessment and tax policy.