Why did I get this Assessment Notice?

Georgia state law, under Senate Bill 346 (effective January 1, 2011), requires annual assessment notices be sent to every property owner.

When is the deadline to file for homestead exemption?

Homestead exemption applications can be submitted anytime during the year, but must be submitted by April 1st to be considered for current tax year.

Do I need to respond to this Assessment Notice?

No. However, if you believe your property valuation is incorrect, you have the right to file an appeal.

What do I need to do if I disagree with this assessed value?

You have the right to file an appeal. You must do so in writing no later than 45 days after the date of the assessment notice. Appeal forms can be located under Downloadable Forms.

What are the millage rates?

The millage, or tax rate, is the rate used to calculate taxes on property. Prior year rates are listed at the bottom of your Assessment Notice in the column labeled ‘Millage’. Current year rates are unknown at the time assessment notices are mailed; levying authorities establish millage rates prior to mailing on tax bills.

When will I receive my actual tax bill?

Typically, tax bills are typically mailed in the fall of each year.

How can I find out more information about my property value?

For more information, contact the Board of Assessors at 912-576-3241 or click the Quick Link Property Search