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

Congratulations to the Athens-Clarke County Tax Commissioner, Mitch Schrader, for being named Tax Commissioner of the Year by the Georgia Association of Tax Commissioners (GATO).  He was chosen by his peers from among 5 nominees and was presented the award at the Annual GATO conference held at the Classic Center in May 2015.

Tax Commissioner Mitch Schrader
Mitch Schrader
Tax Commissioner

Staff Directory

Property Tax Address
325 E. Washington St.
Suite 250
Athens, GA 30601
Property Tax Location
Phone: 706-613-3120
Fax: 706-613-3129

Tag Office Address
3025 Lexington Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Tag Office Location
Phone:  706-613-3130
Fax:  706-548-0967


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