Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell says that his office has saved the county over $2.5 million. His updated dollar amount returned to County General Fund since the 2011-12 fiscal year rings in at: $2,563,908
Mitchell told WGNS in an email, "This was a record year for Rutherford County. Our property values countywide are over 33 billion dollars with assessments for taxation at about 9.2 billion dollars."
He said that it is very important to know how their tax dollars are used and in this case, saved.
The Rutherford County Property Assessor's Office returned $289,229 dollars back to the general fund over the past fiscal year. That is 11.83% of the total office operational budget. Rutherford County realizes a return of $80.79 for every dollar invested in the Property Assessor's Office.
You can track the county property assessor office expenditures online: http://rutherfordcountytn.gov/propertyassessor/budget.htm