County Property Tax Facts Rockdale

Tax Commissioner

Tisa Smart Washington
969 Pine Street
P.O. Drawer 1497
Conyers, Ga. 30012
(678)278-9833
Fax: (678)278-9833
Email: tisa.washington@rockdalecountyga.gov
Website: http://www.rockdaletaxoffice.org/
Pay Tax Online: http://www.rockdaletaxoffice.org/taxes

Chairman of the Board of Tax Assessors

E. Lamar Simms
P.O. Drawer 562
Conyers, Ga. 30012
(770)278-7676
Fax: (770)278-8906
Email: lamar.sims@rockdalecounty.org
Website: http://www.rockdalecountyga.gov/about/company-history/county-departments...
Property Records: http://www.qpublic.net/ga/rockdale/

Chief Appraiser

Same as tax assessor.

Chairman of the Board of Commissioners

Oz Nesbitt Sr
P.O. Box 289
Conyers, Ga. 30012-0289
(770)278-7001
Fax: (770)483-4376
Website: http://www.rockdalecountyga.gov/about/company-history/board-of-commissio...
 

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

Ga. Law

L1

Regular Homestead

15,000

(3)

 

15,000
 

 

2,000
(4)

 

 

 

HB1556, 1988

L3

Low Income

15,000

(3)

 

15,000

10,000

2,000
(4)

62

 

<10,000

 

S5

Disabled Veteran

50,000

(3)

50,000

50,000

50,000

50,000
(4)

 

(1)

 

 

L6

Senior Citizen or Permanently
Disabled

15,000

(3)

 

35,000

35,000

2,000
(4)

65

(2)

 

HB1479, 1992
HB1044, 1993

L7

Senior Citizen Double State
Homestead Low Income

15,000

(3)

4,000

35,000

35,000

4,000
(4)

65

 

<10,000

HB1479, 1992
HB1044, 1993

(1) Ga. Code 48-5-48
(2) Doctor certification for disability
(3) Since 2004 Rockdale has utilized a HOST sales tax to fund an additional county exemption.  The amount varies each year and applies to the primary home and a maximum of 5 acres (in 2009 the exemption was 80%). 
(4) State homestead exemption for citizens over 65 years old is 100% for house and up to 10 acres.

 

Rockdale County is on the 12-month staggered registration system.  Vehicle tags are sold at 969 Pine Street, Conyers, Ga. 30012.  Hours are:

Monday - Tuesday, 8:00 a.m.  - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.  - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m.
 

Information on this page was current as of 3/21/2016.