How to Apply for Georgia Homestead Exemption

How to apply for homestead exemption in Georgia, including Fulton County, Cobb and Dekalb County GAIn Georgia, homeowners are able to get a significant discount on their property taxes if the home is their primary residence.  In order to qualify for the homestead exemption in 2021, most counties require that you must have owned and occupied the property as of January 1st and complete the homestead exemption application in your county.  Most of the Georgia counties have an application deadline of April 1st, but you can get all of the details below. When applying for homestead exemption, please note that you may need to provide a copy of your Warranty Deed book and page, proof of residence, social security numbers, driver’s license and/or car tag info.  Also, if the property is located within city limits, the homeowner may be required to file with the city as well. Learn how to apply in your county below…

Applying for GA Homestead Exemption

Details by Georgia County, including Dekalb County, Cobb County, Fulton County, and more.  If you have any questions about the forms, please let us know.  We are always happy to help someone save some $$$!

Cherokee County

Deadline is April 1, 2021  ::  678-493-6120

Homestead Website

Clayton County

Deadline is April 1, 2021  ::  770-477-3311

Learn how to apply

Cobb County GA

Deadline is April 1, 2021 ::  770-528-8600

Cobb Homestead Website

DeKalb County GA

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 404-298-4000

Apply for Dekalb County Homestead Exemption online

Douglas County

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 770-920-7272

Homestead Exemption info + forms

Fayette County

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 770-461-3652

All the details

Forsyth County

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 770-781-2106

Get Exemption Application

Fulton County GA

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 404-612-6440

Fulton Homestead application info

Gwinnett County GA

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 770-822-8800

File for your Gwinnett County Homestead Exemption

Henry County

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 770-288-8180

Henry County, Georgia Homestead Exemption Website

Paulding County

Deadline is April 1, 2021 :: 770-443-7606

Apply for Georgia Homestead Exemption

 

If you have any questions about the homestead process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  We met several home sellers recently who owned their homes for 5+ years and NEVER filed for their Georgia Homestead Exemption.  They would have saved thousands and thousands of dollars if they would have filled out a short form with their county.  We want to make sure this doesn’t happen to you, so please make sure you file by April 1st!

How to File HomeStead Exemption in Dekalb County, Fulton County, Cobb County Georgia

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