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

2020 Tax and Tag Office Holiday Closures

  • Monday, January 20, 2020, Martin Luther King Jr Holiday
  • Monday, May 25, 2020, Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3, 2020, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 7, 2020, Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 26, 2020, Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 27, 2020, Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 24, 2020, Christmas Eve
  • Friday, December 25, 2020, Christmas
  • Friday, January 1, 2021, New Year’s Day