Cherokee County February 5, 2023
533
Listed
71
Avg. DOM
$241.55
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$499,900
Med. List Price
533 Properties
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Tax Exemptions for Cherokee County GA

Homestead Exemptions

To receive any Exemptions you must apply in person at the Tax Assessors Office located at 2782 Marietta Hwy, Suite 200 Canton GA 30114

Documents to bring: Valid Georgia Driver's License with current property address

and settlement statement or warranty deed.

Real Property Exemptions - Effective July 1,2008 may apply at anytime prior to April 1st of effective year.
requirements for all exemptions:
  • the applicant must own and reside on the property on or before January 1st of the year the exemption is effective
  • any age, income, and/or disability requirements must be verified
  • deadline - April 1st of effective tax year

Homestead Exemption - ES 1

EL7F HOMESTEAD FREEZE

EXEMPTION CODE = L13

  • must own and reside on the property on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • if qualified, you will receive an assessment reduction of $2,000.00 off the assessed value of state and school and $5,000 off the assessed value for county.
  • HOMESTEAD FREEZE EXEMPTION WILL ELIMINATE COUNTY M & O TAXES ON INFLATIONARY INCREASE IN VALUE AFTER BASE YEAR

Double Homestead Exemption - ES4 EL4 ESC - over 65

EXEMPTION CODE = L05

WITH CITY OF CANTON = L06

WITH CITY OF HOLLY SPRINGS = L07

  • must be 65 years of age or older on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • must own and reside on the property on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • the net income for applicant and spouse cannot exceed $10,000 for 2019 NOTE: applicants and their spouses combined are allowed up to $97,264 (changes yearly) additional retirement and/or social security income
  • if qualified, you will receive an assessment reduction of $5,000 on your assessed value for county taxes and $4,000 for state and $194,200 for school taxes

Elderly School Exemption - EL3 ES3 - over 62 / SG

EXEMPTION CODE = L01

WITH CITY OF CANTON = L02

WITH CITY OF HOLLY SPRINGS = L03

  • must have homestead exemption
  • must be 62 years of age or older on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • if qualified, you will be exempt from school taxes only up to ($485,500 fair market value) which is (194,200 of assessed value)
  • exemption will come only on one (1) dwelling on said property unmarried surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed in the line of duty

Disability School Tax Exemption - EL6 ES1

EXEMPTION CODE = L08

  • must have homestead exemption
  • must have letter certified by a medical doctor as being 100% disabled on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • if qualified, you will be exempt from school taxes only up to ($485,500 fair market value) which is ($194,200 of assessed value)

Disabled Veteran's Exemption ES5
Disabled Veteran Widow Exemption ES5

EXEMPTION CODE = L20

  • must be certified by the Veteran Administration and/or a medical doctor as having a 100% service connected disability on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • if qualified, you will be exempt $109,986 off the assessed value--applies to both county and school M&O. NOTE: if certified by the VA and/or a medical doctor, proof of an honorable discharge must be submitted
  • if receiving a check from the VA, talk with their office for a letter of recommendation
  • widow can not be remarried to qualify for disabled veteran's exemption
  • if receiving a check from veterans, check with their office for letter of recommendation
Increase Exemption
  • may not have regular or double homestead exemption
  • must be 62 years of age or older on or before January 1st of the effective tax year
  • total household income from all sources for the previous tax year cannot have exceeded $30,000.00
  • exemption only applies to assessment increases on residence and up to 5 acres that the residence stands upon
  • does not include any county bond, school and municipal taxation

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