Helpful Information for Homestead Exemption

Homestead Exemption 2015

Homestead Exemption

It’s that time of year: Tax Season. During this time of preparation for filing our taxes, we wanted to remind you to file for Homestead Exemption, which will save you money on property taxes. New homeowners can receive Homestead Exemption on their primary residence, as of January 1, 2015. This is not automatic – you have to file! Most counties post the Homestead Exemption Application forms online.​ Click the link below for your county:​
Gwinnett County
DeKalb County
Fulton County
Cobb County
The deadline for filing is April 1, 2015 in order to receive the Tax Exemption starting this year.  It’s easy, and you only have to file for Homestead Exemption one time. The exemption (tax reduction) will remain on your property until there is a change in ownership. To complete the application, there are several items you must include. These items include the tax parcel ID number, the recorded deed book and page number of your vesting deed  which shows the transfer of the property into your name. Your closing attorney sent this information approximately 6 weeks after closing. The Tax Commissioner’s office can furnish the forms for the application and answer any questions. ​​It is always a good idea to contact your Tax Commissioner’s Office after you file your form to verify receipt and to confirm it is correct.
Please feel free to call us if you have any questions! ​

Kelly Marsh & Associates
804 Town Blvd Ste. A2040
Brookhaven, GA 30319
(404) 419- 3601

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