County Property Tax Facts Forsyth

Tax Commissioner

Matthew Ledbetter
1092 Tribble Gap Road
Cumming GA 30040
(770)781-2110
Fax: (678)455-1207
Email: mcledbetter@forsythco.com
Website: http://www.forsythco.com/Departments-Offices/Tax-Commissioner
Pay Tax Online: http://www.forsythco.com/Departments-Offices/Tax-Commissioner/Online-Tax...

Chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors

Phillip Winter
110 E Main St #260
Cumming GA  30040-0110
(770) 781-2106, ext 2617
Fax: (770)886-2829

Chief Appraiser

Mary Kirkpatrick GCA
110 E Main St #260
Cumming GA 30040-0110
(770) 781-2106, ext 2617
Fax: (770)886-2829
Email: mlkirkpatrick@forsythco.com
Property Records: http://www.forsythco.com/departments-offices/board-of-assessors

Chairman of the Board of Commissioners

Todd Levent
110 E Main St #210
Cumming GA 30040
(770)781-2101
Fax: (770)781-2199
Email: commissioners@forsythco.com
Website: http://www.forsythco.com/Departments-Offices/Board-of-Commissioners
 

The following local homestead exemptions are offered in this county:

Code

Exemption Type

County General

County Bond

School General

School Bond

Fire

Age

Gross/Net Income

Ga. Law

 

Regular

8,000

 

2,000

 

8,000

 

 

HB957, 1999  

 

Double (Age 65)

16,000

 

100% exemption

100% exemption

16,000

65

Gross
<40,000

 

 

School (Age 62)

8,000

 

10,000

10,000

8,000

62

Net <10,000

 

 

School (Age 62)

8,000

 

3 acres + house
value or 20,000

3 acres + house
value or 20,000

8,000

62

Gross
<16,000

HB1918, 1990

 

School & Double

16,000

 

3 acres + house
value or 20,000

3 acres + house
value or 20,000

16,000

65

Gross
<16,000

 

 

Disabled Veterans
(1)

88,000

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

88,000

 

 

HB957, 1999  

 

Age 65 School w/Regular

8,000

 

100% exemption

100% exemption

8,000

65

no income
limits

HB1709, 2000  

 

Age 65 School & Double

16,000

 

100% exemption

100% exemption

16,000

65

Gross
<40,000

HB957, 1999  

 

Disability

10,000

 

2,000

 

10,000

 

Gross
<40,000

HB957, 1999   

 

Disability

16,000

 

3 acres + house
value or 20,000

3 acres + house
value or 20,000

16,000

 

Gross
<16,000

HB1918, 1990 

 

Surviving Spouse

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

 

 

 

 

Assessment Freeze

(2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB469, 2001  

 

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

(1) Additional information must be submitted with application.
(2) This exemption can be combined with any other and will freeze your assessment at the value listed on the tax books in the year immediately preceding the taxable year the exemption is sought.   

Homestead Valuation Freeze Exemption - This county has enacted a homestead valuation freeze exemption.  This exemption will freeze the valuation of property at the base year valuation for as long as the homeowner owns and resides on the property.  
 

Forsyth County is on the 12-month staggered registration system.  Vehicle tags are sold at 110 East Main Street, Suite 134, in the New Administration Building.  Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 4:45.
 

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