2014 Georgia Code
Title 48 - REVENUE AND TAXATION
Chapter 5 - AD VALOREM TAXATION OF PROPERTY
Article 5 - UNIFORM PROPERTY TAX ADMINISTRATION AND EQUALIZATION
Part 2 - COUNTY BOARDS OF TAX ASSESSORS
§ 48-5-306.1 - Brochures describing exemptions and preferential assessments available to taxpayers

GA Code § 48-5-306.1 (2014) What's This?

(a) The tax commissioner shall annually prepare and maintain a brochure or other publication describing the exemptions and preferential assessments available to the taxpayers of the county along with the conditions of eligibility and deadlines for applying for each. Such brochure or other publication shall also describe the requirements and deadlines for the return of property for taxation and the appeal procedures and such other information as the tax commissioner or board of tax assessors may determine to be helpful to the property owner. Such brochure or other publication shall be available freely to taxpayers in the office of the tax commissioner and board of assessors and shall also be mailed or otherwise delivered to the appropriate taxpayer under the following conditions:

(1) Upon the transfer of residential or agricultural property for which a properly completed real estate transfer tax form has been filed;

(2) Whenever a homestead exemption has been newly approved or whenever an existing homestead exemption has been modified with new conditions of eligibility; and

(3) Whenever a preferential assessment with respect to ad valorem property taxes is enacted or modified.

(b) The commissioner shall promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the administration of this Code section.

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