Tax Commissioner

Tax Commissioner Responsibilities

The tax commissioner is an officer established by the Constitution and elected to serve the citizens of Athens-Clarke County. Responsibilities include:
  • Preparation of the digest
  • Performing all functions relating to billing, collecting, disbursing, and accounting for ad valorem taxes collected in the county
  • Receiving tax returns and applications for homestead filed by taxpayers
  • Serving as an agent of the state revenue commissioner for the registration of motor vehicles and mobile homes
  • The tax commissioner and staff are dedicated to providing prompt, professional, and courteous service to the taxpayers of Athens-Clarke County

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 is the deadline for real and personal property tax returns and homestead exemption applications for 2014. 

Tax Commissioner Mitch Schrader
Mitch Schrader
Tax Commissioner

Staff Directory

Property Tax
325 E. Washington St.
Suite 250
Athens, GA  30601

Phone: 706-613-3120
Fax: 706-613-3129

Tag Office:
3025 Lexington Rd
Athens, GA  30605

Phone:  706-613-3130
Fax:  706-548-0967


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.