2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 48 - REVENUE AND TAXATION
CHAPTER 8 - SALES AND USE TAXES
ARTICLE 2A - HOMESTEAD OPTION SALES AND USE TAX
§ 48-8-101 - Definitions

O.C.G.A. 48-8-101 (2010)
48-8-101. Definitions


As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Ad valorem taxes for county purposes" means any and all ad valorem taxes for county maintenance and operation purposes levied by, for, or on behalf of the county, excluding taxes to retire general obligation bonded indebtedness of the county.

(2) "Existing municipality" means a municipality created prior to January 1, 2007, lying wholly within or partially within a county.

(3) "Homestead" means homestead as defined and qualified in Code Section 48-5-40, with the additional qualification that it shall include only the primary residence and not more than five contiguous acres of land immediately surrounding such residence.

(4) "Qualified municipality" means a municipality created on or after January 1, 2007, lying wholly within or partially within a county.

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