County Property Tax Facts Ben Hill

Tax Commissioner

Barry Foster
324 East Pine St
Fitzgerald GA 31750
(229)426-5144
Fax: (229)426-5145
Email: bfoster@benhillcounty.com
Website: http://www.benhillcountytax.com/  
Pay Tax Online: http://www.benhillcountytax.com/  

Chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors

Jasper J Stewart
113 S Sheridan St
Fitzgerald GA 31750
(229)426-5147
Fax: (229)426-5103

Chief Appraiser

Joyce Merritt
113 S Sheridan St
Fitzgerald GA 31750
(229)426-5147
Fax: (229)426-5103
Email: bhassessor@mchsi.com 
Property Records: http://www.qpublic.net/ga/benhill

Chairman of the Board of Commissioners

Steve Taylor
402A East Pine St
Fitzgerald GA 31750
(229)426-5100
Website: http://www.benhillcounty.com/commissioners.htm  
 

The following local homestead exemptions are offered in this county:

Code

Exemption Type

County
General

County
Bond

School
General

School
Bond

State

Age

Other

Net
Income

Gross
Income

Ga. Law

L-1

Regular

6,000

 

6,000

 

2,000

 

 

 

 

HB229, 1980

S-3

Elderly - Age 62

6,000

 

10,000

 

10,000

2,000

62

 

10,000

 

HB229, 1980

S-5

Disabled Veterans

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

 

100% disability

 

 

 

L-4

Elderly - Age 65

12,000

12,000

12,000

12,000

4,000

65

 

4,000

 

HB229, 1980

 

*60,000 Plus an Additional Sum - The additional sum is determined according to an index rate set by United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
 

Ben Hill County is on the 12-month staggered registration system.  
 

Information on this page is based on the best information available.