Tags must be renewed on or before your birthday.
Personal Property & Mobile Home Taxes
Property taxes are due by December 1 each year. Mobile home taxes are due by May 1 each year. Personal property forms are due by April 1 each year.
If you no longer own the listed items, you must contact the Assessor's Office
or you will be taxed on it. All mobile homes must be registered in the Assessor's Office. You must display your decal. If you do not do so, you can be summoned to Magistrate Court
for failure to display.
Past Due Charges
Past due charges are added as follows:
Vehicle Trade-Ins & Purchases
- Property - A 1% interest will be added to your tax bill on the first of each month (12% annum until paid). In March of each year, a 10% penalty is added along with a FIFA and cost charge. Real property sold have one year right of redemption.
- Mobile Homes - A 10% penalty is added to your tax bill after May 1.
If you trade in a vehicle, keep your old tag. As long as the tag and the vehicle are in the same name we can transfer that tag to your new vehicle. All vehicles from 1986 or newer require a Georgia title in order to register it. The State of Georgia
offers a variety of tags
If you purchased a vehicle out of state, you may be liable to pay sales tax to Georgia before we can apply for your title and issue a tag.
Canceling a Vehicle's Registration
If you cancel your insurance for any reason, please contact our office at (706) 517-1400 ext. 1 to cancel your registration. If you do not do this, you will receive a letter from the state with a $25 lapse fee. If you fail to comply and pay that fee you will get an additional fine of $65.
To cancel your registration, come to our office, located at 121 North Fourth Avenue, and show a form of ID.