Tax Commissioner

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

2021 Tax and Tag Office Holiday Closures

  • Monday, January 18, 2021, Martin Luther King Jr Holiday
  • Monday, May 31, 2021, Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 5, 2021, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 6, 2021, Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 25, 2021, Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 26, 2021, Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 23, 2021, Christmas Eve
  • Friday, December 24, 2021, Christmas
  • Friday, December 31, 2021, New Year’s Day