Property records are maintained at either the county courthouse, county recorder, city hall or another city or county department. Many public offices are staffed by knowledgeable personnel ready to help you find property deeds and encumbrances.Is there a property tax in Tennessee?
The property tax in Tennessee is a local tax specifically authorized in the Tennessee Constitution, Article II, Sections 28 and 29. All property other than public utility company property is assessed by elected county assessors of property.What is a property tax bill?
Your property tax bill is based on the assessed value of your property, any exemptions you qualify for and a property tax rate. The assessed value of your property is determined on a certain date. In many jurisdictions, the value is assessed annually.