Exemption For The State Of Georgia
A regular homestead exemption from state and county taxes
is available to legal residents of Georgia occupying their homes.
They are entitled to claim partial exemption from taxation on
the first Five Thousand ($5,000.00) to Fifteen
Thousand ($15,000.00) (depending on the county where you
live) Dollars for tax value, which can amount to substantial annual
savings for the homeowner.
Who is Entitled to Homestead Exemption
person having both owned and occupied the house prior to January First.
For the first year, the homeowner must go in person to the office
of the Tax Commissioner of the county in which the property is located.
A written application can be filed at any point during the year
(depending upon the county in which you file).
Needed in Filing
A copy of the Warranty Deed is required. The Tax Commissioner
will furnish the forms for the application.
1. Parcel ID # (tax commissioner can provide)
3. Owner Address
4. Land Description (from Warranty Deed)
Vehicle Tag # and county of registration