This unit focuses on the valuation and assessment process, and the collection process
associated with property tax administration. The Digest Compliance Section is a
primary support agency for local county tax assessors, appraisers, and tax commissioners.
This section has the following responsibilities:
This section maintains several files of interest to the general public:
Provides technical and administrative support to counties for property tax purposes.
Receives ad valorem property tax digests from the counties each year.
Reviews ad valorem property tax digests submitted by the counties each year
Audits county tax commissioners to determine if there has been a proper accounting
for the property taxes collected by the county tax commissioners for the state of
Gathers data for school funding pursuant to Quality Basic Education Act.
Provides cost effective computer mass appraisal system to local county tax assessors.
Conducts training courses for county tax officials and their staffs.
Ad Valorem Taxes Levied in Georgia
Appraisal Procedures Manual
Conservation Use Values
County Ad Valorem Tax Digest Consolidated Summaries
County Tax Official Forms
Digest Review Status Table
Forest Land Conservation Use Assessment
Georgia Certification Program For County Tax Assessors
Property Tax Administration Annual Report
Rollback of Millage Rate When Digest Value
Increased by Reassessments
Tax Digest Mill Rates
Tax Digest Submission Package
Timber Valuation Tables
The Local Government Services Division is not involved in the process of mailing
your property tax bill or making decisions on your property tax appeal. You must
contact your local county tax officials (see section below Contact Your Local County
Tax Officials). But for additional information on the projects above, you can contact
the following unless there is additional contact information listed on the web page:
Ellen Mills (404)724-7032
Click here for more contact information.
Contact Your Local County Tax Officials
We have helpful information on this website about the following topics in our Property Tax Guide for the Georgia Taxpayer.
This information is meant to help educate the public about the ad valorem taxation
procedures in Georgia. If your questions are not answered in the tax guide,
then the best source of information about ad valorem taxation is the Tax Commissioner
or Board of Tax Assessors in your county.
Paying Your Property Tax Bill If you have questions about paying your property
tax bill you should contact the Tax Commissioner
in your county.
Appealing Your Property Tax Assessment For information about appealing your
property tax assessment you should contact the Board
of Tax Assessors in your county.
Applying for Homestead Exemption To find out more about applying for homestead
exemption you should contact the Tax Commissioner or the Board of Tax Assessors
in your county. Click here for more information
on which tax official to contact.
Paying Taxes on Your Motor Vehicle You should contact the
Tax Commissioner in your county for information on paying ad valorem taxes on
your motor vehicle.
Researching Property Values In most counties you must to go to the Board of Tax Assessors' office in your county to
look up property values, but for your convenience, we have a
list of most of the counties that have property records online.
Related Links to Other Departments
County Ad Valorem Tax Facts
Frequently Asked Questions
Mobile Home Taxation
Property Tax Laws
Property Tax Forms
Property Records Online
Tax Commissioner Training Calendar
Property Tax Guide for the Georgia
Sales Ratio Studies (Department
Department of Community Affairs
State Budget Information
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