County Property Tax Facts Coweta

Tax Commissioner

Tommy Ferrell
Coweta County Administration Building
22 East Broad Street
Newnan GA 30264
(770)254-2670
Fax: (770)254-2634
Email: tferrell@coweta.ga.us
Website: www.cowetataxcom.com
Pay Tax Online: http://www.cowetataxcom.com/taxes#/

Chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors

Mickey Rogers
37 Perry Street
Newnan GA 30263
(770)254-2680
Fax: (770)254-2649
Website: www.cowetatax.com
Property Records: http://www.cowetatax.com/

Chief Appraiser

Michael Marchese
37 Perry Street
Newnan GA 30263
(770)254-2680
Fax: (770)254-2649
Email: mmarchese@coweta.ga.us
Website: www.cowetatax.com
Property Records: http://www.cowetatax.com/

County Governing Authority

Al Smith
Coweta County Administration Building
22 East Broad Street
Newnan GA 30263
(770)254-2601
Fax: (770)254-2606
Website: http://www.coweta.ga.us/government/departments-a-e/board-of-commissioners
 

The following homestead exemptions are offered in this county: 

Regular Homestead Exemption - $2,000 for State and School Purposes, $10,000 for County Purposes.
Must own and occupy home as of January 1.  No income requirements, (not applicable to bond tax).  If you received the regular exemption, you are not required to reapply unless change in residence.  HB1646, 2001,

State Exemption
Owner must be 65 as of January 1 of the tax year.  This exemption will exempt the owner from state tax on the home and up to ten (10) acres of land.  Once you qualify for one of the age 65 local exemptions you will automatically receive this exemption.

School Tax Exemption (State) - $10,000
Owner(s) must be 62 as of January 1.  Gross income of all members of household can not have exceeded $10,000 in previous year.  For this exemption do not include social security and retirement income.  This will exempt owner(s) from school and bond tax on the first $10,000 of assessed value.

Local School Exemption #1
Owner(s) must be 65 or totally disabled as of January 1.  Total gross household income can not have exceeded $12,500 in previous year.  You must include social security and retirement income.  If not 65 but totally disabled, owner(s) must be unable to seek gainful employment and present letter from doctor stating disability.  This exemption will exempt owner(s) from school and school bond tax on the home and up to 1 acre of land.  School taxes are still due on balance of property (if any). 
HB 1828, 1988

Local School Exemption #2
Owner(s) must be 65 or totally disabled as of January 1.  Total gross household income must not have been less than $12,500 or greater than $25,000 in previous year.  You must include social security and retirement income.  If not 65, but totally disabled, owner(s) must be unable to seek gainful and present letter from doctor stating disability.  This exemption will exempt owner(s) from school taxes for maintenance and operation purposes on the first $20,000 of assessed value of the property.  This exemption does not apply to school bond taxes.  HB 1653, 1998

Local School Exemption #3 - No Income Restrictions
Age 65-70  $40,000 Exemption
Age 71-74  $60,000 Exemption
Age 75+     $80,000 Exemption
For qualifying purposes age is age as of January 1.  Must furnish birthday and social security number when applying.  HB 989, 2002  

Veterans Exemption - Totally and Permanently Disabled
Disability must be service connected, must obtain qualifying letter from Veteran's Administration and bring to Tax Commissioner's Office when applying.

In 2017 there was an estimated 144,476 tags sold in Coweta county.  Tags are sold on a 12-month staggered system at Coweta County Tag Office, 22 East Broad Street, Newnan, Ga. 30263; Phone: (770)254-2631; Fax: (770)254-2634; Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00, except for the 3rd Wednesday in each month when this office opens at 8:30. 

Vehicle owners in Coweta county may renew their registration online at www.coweta.ga.us and follow the department's link to the tag office.

Coweta County is one of thirteen metro counties under emission testing.  In 2018 annual testing is required for 1994 - 2015 year models--2016 and newer models are exempt from testing.  
 

Information on this page was current as of 05/09/2018.