County Property Tax Facts Newton

Tax Commissioner

Barbara Dingler
1113 Usher St Suite 101
Covington GA 30014
(770)784-2020
Fax: (770)784-2019
Email: bdingler@co.newton.ga.us
Pay Tax Online: http://newtoncountytax.com/

Chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors

Charles Berry
1113 Usher St Suite 102
Covington GA 30014
(678)625-1201
Fax: (770)784-2162
Email: nctax@co.newton.ga.us
Website: http://www.qpublic.net/ga/newton/

Chief Appraiser

Corneil M Jordan
1113 Usher St Suite 102
Covington GA 30014
(770)784-2030
Fax: (770)784-2162
Email: nctax@co.newton.ga.us
Website: http://www.qpublic.net/ga/newton/
Property Records: http://www.qpublic.net/ga/newton/

Chairman of the Board of Commissioners

Marcello Banes
1124 Clark Street
Covington GA 30014
(770)784-2000
Fax: (770)784-2007
Email: mbanes@co.newton.ga.us
Website: http://www.co.newton.ga.us/departments/board-of-commissioners  

 

The following local homestead exemptions are offered in this county:

Code

Exemption Type

County
General

School
General

School
Bond

Age

Other

Net
Income

Ga. Law

S1

Regular Homestead

4,000

4,000

 

 

 

 

Act 179, HB 1005,
1991

S2
L2

Double Homestead

20,000

20,000

20,000

65

$15,000 earned and amount 
allowed under Social
Security as other income

 

Act 179, HB 1005, 1991

S3
L3

School Exemption

20,000

20,000

20,000

62

 

<$10,000
from all sources

Act 179, HB 1005, 1991

S4/L4

Double Homestead with School Tax Exemption

30,000

30,000

30,000

65

$25,000 earned and amount  allowed under Social Security as other income

 

SB544 and SB316, 2008  

S5

Disabled Veterans

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

 

 

 

 

SS

Unremarried Surviving Spouse

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

*60,000 plus

 

 

 

 

S6

Disabled Person

20,000

20,000

20,000

 

100% total and permanently disabled and based on income

 

Act 179, HB 1005, 1991

L9

Lease Lot Homestead

4,000

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1695, 1996  

 

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

Newton County is on the12-month staggered registration system.  Vehicle tags are sold at the Newton County Tax Commissioner's Office, 1113 Usher Street, Suite 101, Covington, GA 30014.  Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:45.
 

Information on this page was current as of 07/24/2017.