File Homestead Tax Exemption in GA

Written by Posted On Friday, 24 January 2014 14:07

GA home owners are eligible for Homestead Exemptions, this is a tax break for owner occupied homes (primary residences). Owners are entitled to the Homestead exemption if they owned and occupied their home by January 1.  This allows for a partial tax exemption which can amount to substantial property tax savings.  Senior citizens may have additional exemptions available – check with county tax offices.  If you have questions or need help - visit HMT Atlanta. Please note deadline below in parenthesis next to the county name:

Where and When to File:

Barrow County (4/1):  233 E Broad Street, Winder GA 30680 770-307-3108 M-F 8am to 5pm

Cherokee County (4/1):  2782 Marietta Highway, Suite 200, Canton 30114 678-493-6120 M-F 8am to 5pm

Cobb County (4/1):  Cobb County homeowners file by mail – Please consult the tax office.  736 Whitlock Avenue, Suite 200, Marietta, GA 30064 770-528-8600 M-F 8:00am to 5pm

Dawson County (4/1):  25 Justice Way, Suite 1201, Dawsonville, GA 30534     706-344-3590 M-F 8am to 5pm

DeKalb County (4/1):  4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 100, Decatur, GA 30032   404-298-4000 M-F 8am to 5pm

Douglas County (4/1):  Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, GA 30133 770-920-7272 M-F 8am to 5pm

Fayette County (4/1):  140 West Stonewall Avenue, Suite 110, Fayetteville, GA 30214 770-461-3652 M-F 8am to 5pm

Forsyth County (4/1):  110 East Main Street, Suite 260, Cumming, GA 30040 770-781-2106 M-F 8:30am to 5pm

Fulton County (4/1):  You may be able to file at one of the service centers – please check the website for location nearest you.   141 Pryor Street SW, Suite 2052, Atlanta, GA 30303 404-612-6440 M-F 8am to 5pm

Gwinnett County (4/1):  Call for application.  75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 770-822-8800 M-F 8:30am to 5pm

Hall County (4/1):  2875 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30504 770-531-6720 M-F 8am to 5pm

Paulding County (4/1):  240 Constitution Boulevard, Dallas, GA 30132 770-443-7606 M-F 8am to 5pm

What You Need in Order to File:  A copy of the recorded warranty deed, social security numbers of all persons on the deed, the mortgage holder, and the amount of the mortgage.  Note: Some counties may require a copy of the closing statement and proof of age for senior citizens.

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