The Homestead Exemption is available to legal residents of Georgia for their primary homes, which can amount to substantial property tax savings. You are entitled to the Homestead exemption this year if you owned and occupied your home by January 1. Senior citizens may have additional exemptions available - check with your county tax office.

What You Need in Order to File:
A copy of the recorded warranty deed, Social Security numbers of all persons on the deed, the mortgage holder, and the amount of the mortgage. Note: Some counties may require a copy of the closing statement and proof of age for senior citizens.

If your county is not listed below, you can check with the GA Department of Revenue here at

Bartow County [In-Person]
Settlement Statement OR Warranty Deed required
135 W Cherokee Ave, Suite 217A, Cartersville, Georgia 30120

Cherokee County [In-Person]
Settlement Statement OR Warranty Deed required
2782 Marietta Hwy, Suite 200, Canton, GA 30114

Cobb County [Mail-In or In-Person]
736 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064

Clayton County [Online Application]
121 South McDonough Street, Annex 3, Jonesboro, GA 30236

DeKalb County [Online Application or In-Person]
4380 Memorial Drive, Suite 100, Decatur, GA 30032

Douglas County [Online Application or In-Person]
6200 Fairburn Road, Douglasville, GA 30133

Fayette County [In-Person]
Settlement Statement OR Warranty Deed required
140 West Stonewall Avenue, Suite 110, Fayetteville, GA 30214 770-461-3652

Fulton County [Online Application or Mail-In]
Warranty Deed required
235 Peachtree Street, Ste. 1400, N.E., Atlanta, Ga. 30303

Gwinnett County [Online Application, Mail-In, or In-Person]
75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Hall County [Online Application or In-Person]
2875 Browns Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30504

Henry County [In-Person]
Warranty Deed required
140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253

Jackson County [Mail-In or In-Person]
67 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA 30549

Paulding County [Email or In-Person]
240 Constitution Boulevard, Dallas, GA 30132

Rockdale County [Online Application, Email, or Mail-In]
Warranty Deed required
969 Pine Street, Conyers, GA 30012