Property Tax Exemptions for 2015 Must Be Applied For Before April 1, 2015

The final date to file for exemptions, April 1st, is fast approaching. If you are a homeowner and live in your home, Please come by the Tax Commissioner’s Office and file for your exemptions before April 1, 2015 for the exemptions to be applied on your 2015 Tax Bill.

Gordon County offers a regular homestead to all homeowners, living in the home with no age or income requirements. Other homestead exemptions exists for:

  • 100% service-connected disabled veterans
  • surviving spouses of police or firefighters killed in the line of duty
  • surviving spouses of members of the armed forces killed in action
  • four different age-based (65 & 70) homestead exemptions pertaining to school tax.

Please call or come by for more information and to determine if you are eligible for these exemptions. The Tax Commissioner’s contact number is 706-629-9242.

If you have made any changes to your properties, added a room, built an addition or building, or torn down a structure, had damage due to elements, etc., please notify the Tax Assessor’s Office so these adjustments can be made to your property value. Farm covenant applications may also be submitted to the Tax Assessor’s Office. The Tax Assessor’s contact number is 706-629-6812.

Both offices are located on the ground floor of the Annex and are open to the public from 8:30-5:00 daily. Neither office closes at lunch.

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