Tax Commissioner

  1. ACC Tag Office Closing on May 23 at Noon & May 24 for New Statewide System Upgrade

    Athens-Clarke County, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Revenue, will implement the new Georgia DRIVES Motor Vehicles System to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling system. The Tag Office will reopen on May 28. Read on...
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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

2019 Tax and Tag Office Holiday Closures

  • Monday, January 21, 2019, Martin Luther King Jr Holiday
  • Friday, May 24, 2019 Statewide Motor Vehicle Computer Update (Tag office only) 
  • Monday, May 27, 2019, Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4, 2019, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 28, 2019, Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 29, 2019, Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday, December 24, 2019, Christmas Eve
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019, Christmas
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020, New Year's Day

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