Specialized Assessments Annual Update 2023 is an online, self-study course developed by the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government and the Georgia Department of Revenue for members and alternate members of county boards of equalization, tax commissioners, tax assessors, tax appraisers and assessment contractors.


Format: Online

Hours: 4

Credits: 0.4 CEUs

When: Start anytime

Cost: $119

This web course provides you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills to assist you in performing your responsibilities as a Board of Equalization member, alternate member, Tax Commissioner, Tax Appraiser, Tax Assessor, or an Assessment Contractor.

In this course you will read the online lessons, complete the quiz at the end of each lesson, and complete the course exercise. There is no final examination for Specialized Assessments Annual Update 2023. Those taking the course can complete it at their own pace, on their own schedule.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Lesson 1 – Bona Find Conservation Use Property
  • Lesson 2 – Brownfield Properties
  • Lesson 3 – Rehabilitated Historic Property and landmark Historic Property
  • Lesson 4 – Preferential Agricultural Assessment
  • Lesson 5 – Georgia Forest Land Protection Act

Who Should Attend?

  • County Tax Commissioners
  • Tax Appraisers
  • Tax Assessors
  • Assessment Contractors
  • Professionals in the public or private sector experience who want to gain knowledge of the Exempt Properties

Course Information

Course Number: 


Course Date Info: 
  • Enroll at any time.
  • Complete the course's required online quizzes and exercises within 30 days of receiving the "Welcome" email with course URL, username and password information.
  • To complete this course, you will read the lessons, complete each lesson's quiz and complete the course exercise.
Course format: 


Course Fee(s): 

$119 — Course Registration Price

$50 — One-Month Extension (Only one extension is granted per participant.)

Prepayment is required to be registered. Prices listed are per person. Prices are subject to change.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
The Georgia Center will gladly issue full refunds for cancellations received in writing prior to the release of course access information. You may cancel your enrollment within the first seven days and receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee, provided that you have not accessed the online course material at all. Written requests should be sent to student@georgiacenter.uga.edu.