The Homestead Exemption is available to legal residents of Georgia for their primary homes. You are entitled to the Homestead exemption if you owned and occupied your home by January 1. You are able to claim a partial exemption which can amount to substantial property tax savings. Senior citizens may have additional exemptions available â€“ check with your county tax office. Please note the deadlines in parenthesis next to the county name.
What You Need in Order to File: A copy of the recorded warranty deed, Social Security numbers of all persons on the deed, the mortgage holder, and the amount of the mortgage. Note: Some counties may require a copy of the closing statement and proof of age for senior citizens.
If your county is not listed, please check online at https://etax.dor.ga.gov/ptd/county/index.aspx
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