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

2024 Tax and Tag Office Holiday Closures

  • Monday, January 15, 2024, Martin Luther King Jr Holiday
  • Monday, April 22, 2024, Earth Day
  • Monday, May 27, 2024, Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024, Juneteenth
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2, 2024, Labor Day
  • Monday, October 14, 2024, Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • Monday, November 11, 2024, Veterans' Day
  • Thursday, November 28, 2024, Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 29, 2024, Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday, December 24, 2024, Christmas Eve
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2024, Christmas
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2025, New Year’s Day