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FAQs

How do I contact my county tax official about my property tax bill or property tax assessment?

The Local Government Services Division maintains a web page that gives contact information and taxation procedures for that county. The County Property Tax Facts website provides more information about which tax official to contact with your property tax questions. The county tax commissioner's office is the best source of information for questions about: paying your tax bill filing for homestead exemptions (or the tax assessor in some counties) receiving property tax returns (or the tax assessors in some counties) registration of your motor vehicle purchasing tax liens collecting recording intangible tax (in most counties the Clerk of Superior Court collects this tax) The county tax assessor's office is the best source of information for questions about: filing an appeal of your property tax assessment the appraised value on your home (see question below about property values on the web) filing homestead exemptions (or the tax commissioner in some counties) receiving property tax returns (or the tax commissioner in some counties) maintaining property tax records and maps for the county

When are property taxes due?

Property taxes are normally due December 20 in most counties, but some counties may have a different due date. Taxpayers have 60 days from the date of billing to pay their property taxes. The county tax commissioner is responsible for collecting property taxes for the county, school and state. For questions about billing you should contact the county tax commissioner. For questions about the valuation on your property you should contact the county board of tax assessors.

Can I get a refund of property taxes I paid this year since I sold my house and moved out-of-state?

If you owned property on January 1, you are responsible for the ad valorem tax for the entire year even if you sell the property on January 2. Georgia law does not allow a refund for partial year residents.