Digest Compliance Section

The Digest Compliance Section is a support agency for local county tax assessors, appraisers, and tax commissioners. This section has the following responsibilities:

Provides technical and administrative support to counties for property tax purposes

Reviews ad valorem property tax digests submitted by the counties each year

Audits county tax commissioners to determine if there has been a proper accounting for the property taxes collected by the county tax commissioners for the state of Georgia

Provides cost effective computer mass appraisal system to local county tax assessors

This section maintains several files of interest to the general public:

Ad Valorem Taxes Levied in Georgia                                      Review of County Digests
Appraisal Procedures Manual               Rollback of Millage Rate When Digest Value Increased by Reassessment
Conservation Use Values Tax Digest Mill Rates
County Ad Valorem Tax Digest Consolidated Summaries    Tax Digest Submission Package
Forest Land Conservation Use Assessment Timber Valuation Tables
Property Tax Administration Annual Report   


For additional information on the projects above, you can contact Local Government Services at:

Georgia Department of Revenue
Digest Compliance Section
4125 Welcome All Road, Suite 701
Atlanta, Georgia 30349

Phone: (404)724-7000

Email: Local.Government.Services@dor.ga.gov

Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:30

The Department of Revenue is not involved in the process of mailing your property tax bill or making decisions on your property tax appeal. You must contact your local county tax officials.

Contact Your County Tax Officials

Paying Your Property Tax Bill If you have questions about paying your property tax bill you should contact the Tax Commissioner in your county.

Appealing Your Property Tax Assessment For information about appealing your property tax assessment you should contact the Board of Tax Assessors in your county.

Applying for Homestead Exemption To find out more about applying for homestead exemption you should contact the Tax Commissioner or the Board of Tax Assessors in your county.

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