Property tax bills are normally mailed out by October 20 of each year. Taxes are to be paid by December 20 of the same year.
Partial payments on taxes are accepted, but after the due date there is a 1% interest fee per month and 90 days after the due date a 10% penalty is added. Real property includes tax on land and improvements. Personal property refers to tax on furniture, fixtures, tools, inventory, boats and equipment used in the operation of a business.
Timber tax and heavy duty equipment tax are collected in this office.
Intangible tax is collected by the Clerk of Superior Court.
All mobile homes musts display a current mobile home decal. These annual decals can be obtained in the tax section of this office and are provided upon payment of ad valorem taxes each year. Tax bills for mobile homes are generally mailed in January and are due by May 1.
Please contact us with any questions you may have concerning taxes in Whitfield County.
Please refer to our Important Taxpayer Information brochure for details on exemptions, mobile home taxes, assessments and appeals, tax returns and dates to remember.