Tax Commissioner

  1. Tag Office and Property Tax Office Closed to the Public

    The Tag Office and Property Tax Office will be closed to the public. The office will be open to answer phone calls. Read on...
  2. Deadline for Homestead Applications, Property Tax Returns and Mobile Home Payments

    The deadline for homestead applications, property tax returns and mobile home tax payments is April 1, 2020. Read on...
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Tax Commissioner Responsibilities

The tax commissioner is an officer established by the Constitution and elected to serve the citizens of Athens-Clarke County. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of the digest
  • Performing all functions relating to billing, collecting, disbursing, and accounting for ad valorem taxes collected in the county
  • Receiving tax returns and applications for homestead filed by taxpayers
  • Serving as an agent of the state revenue commissioner for the registration of motor vehicles and mobile homes
  • The tax commissioner and staff are dedicated to providing prompt, professional, and courteous service to the taxpayers of Athens-Clarke County

2020 Tax and Tag Office Holiday Closures

  • Monday, January 20, 2020, Martin Luther King Jr Holiday
  • Monday, May 25, 2020, Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3, 2020, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7, 2020, Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 26, 2020, Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 27, 2020, Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 24, 2020, Christmas Eve
  • Friday, December 25, 2020, Christmas
  • Friday, January 1, 2021, New Year’s Day