Property tax bills are normally mailed out by October 1st of each year. Taxes are to be paid by December 1st of the same year.
Partial payments on taxes are accepted, but after the due date there is an 8.5% annual interest fee (.071 % per month) and 90 days after the due date a 5% penalty is added to your bill every 90 days until a total 20% has accrued. Real property includes tax on land and improvements. Personal property refers to tax on furniture, fixtures, tools, inventory, boats and equipment used in the operation of a business.
Timber tax and heavy duty equipment tax are collected in this office.
Intangible tax is collected by the Clerk of Superior Court.
All mobile homes must display a current mobile home decal. These annual decals can be obtained in the tax section of this office and are provided upon payment of ad valorem taxes each year. Tax bills for mobile homes are generally mailed in January and are due by December 1st.
Please contact us with any questions you may have concerning taxes in Polk County, GA.