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Homestead Exemption Filing Deadline: April 1
April 1, 2022
One event on February 2, 2023 at 12:00 am
Have you filed for your homestead exemption? Be sure to take advantage of the property tax reductions available to you by April 1. It is an easy way to reduce the amount of taxes owed on owner-occupied homes. Special exemptions also are available for aging individuals and people with disabilities.
For those wanting additional assistance, join the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta Legal Aid, and Grove Park Foundation for two days of free, one-on-one consultation appointments. Consultation sessions will be held at the following days and times. You can register for an appointment here.
- Saturday, March 12, 12:00-2:00pm at Allen Temple AME Church
- Saturday, March 19, 12:00-2:00pm at Pittsburgh Yards
What is a Homestead Exemption?
The homestead exemption is a legal provision that reduces the amount of tax owed on owner-occupied homes. Homeowners must file by April 1. File once and the basic exemption is yours for as long as you own your home. People with disabilities and aging homeowners may become eligible for special exemptions that require new applications or renewal.
Learn about the following exemptions on the Fulton County website:
- BASIC EXEMPTION FULTON COUNTY/ CITY OF ATLANTA $30,000
- $10,000 STATEWIDE SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION
- CITY OF ATLANTA $40,000 EXEMPTION
- CITY OF ATLANTA SCHOOL $25,000 EXEMPTION
- $4,000 FULTON COUNTY EXEMPTION
- FREEZE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
- FULTON COUNTY $10,000 EXEMPTION
- $54,000 FULTON COUNTY LOCAL SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION
- AGE 70 FULTON COUNTY FULL VALUE EXEMPTION
- FULTON COUNTY AGE 65 LOW INCOME EXEMPTION
- STATE EXEMPTION
- SURVIVING SPOUSE OF A PEACE OFFICER OR FIREFIGHTER
- DISABLED VETERANS
- VETERANS SURVIVING SPOUSE
- OTHER LOCAL EXEMPTIONS
- AGE 65 FULTON COUNTY $50,000 EXEMPTION
The Home Empowerment Workshop Series is sponsored by Delta, Wells Fargo, and Annie E. Casey Foundation.