About the Office

Tax Commissioner’s Office

Phone – 229-559-5253
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed for lunch 12 – 1)

The following holidays are observed: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, National Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

To estimate property tax bill, click here.

It is the responsibility of the Tax Commissioner to bill, collect, and disburse ad valorem tax* for the State, County, School, and School Bond. The office is audited once a year by both the County and State Auditor.

The types of taxes collected are real (real estate) and personal property (boats, motors, airplanes), business personal property, timber, heavy duty equipment, mobile home, motor vehicle and sanitation.

The office also collects fees associated with vehicle registration (tag and title) for the residents of the County on behalf of the Department of Motor Vehicle Services.

*Ad valorem tax is a tax based on 40% of the fair market value set by the Tax Assessor’s office or the Department of Revenue.