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South Service Center5600 Stonewall Tell RoadCollege Park, GA 30349
North Service Center7741 Roswell RoadAtlanta, GA 30350
Alpharetta Service Center3155 Royal Drive, Suite 175Alpharetta, GA 30022
1% interest is added on January 1 and each month thereafter until paid.
A 10% penalty is added on March 16 which is 90 days after the due date of December 15.
Collections fees are charged as they are incurred.
Tax liens are sold on the first Tuesday in September of each year. The location of the sale is the Council Chambers in the Fairburn City Hall.
The 2018 millage rate is 9.566 mills, and is comprised of 8.1 mills for M&O and 1.466 mills for G.O. Bonds.
Property Tax/Accounts Payable ManagerCity of Fairburn Tax Office770-964-2244 Ext. 115
You should call or visit the Court Clerk’s Office in advance to have your court date reset. If you are located out of state, your arraignment date can be reset via e-mail or fax. Once received, you must fax or e-mail the signed copy of your reset notice to the court clerk, in lieu of signing in person.
You may complete your community service through any Georgia non-profit (501c3). This includes, but is not limited to: churches, Goodwill, animal rescues, Salvation Army, etc. Please communicate any issues or questions through the Court Services Office. In order for our office to accept the community service hours, you must turn in an official letter from the organization with your name and the hours you completed with them. The letter must be on official letterhead and you must turn it in to the Court Clerk’s Office, with a time sheet, signed by representative of organization. It must include contact information and/or business card. Please do not contact Mr. Stokes if you are completing community service through a non-profit. Please note: this office does not accept 2-for-1 credit for community service hours.
All taxes remaining unpaid after the city and county due dates are delinquent and are subject to interest and penalties. Interest accrues on the day after the due date and each following month thereafter. The interest rate as of July 1, 2016 changed to "an annual rate equal to the bank prime loan rate as posited by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in statistical release H.15 or any publication that may supersede it, plus 3% to accrue monthly." Interest accrued prior to July 1, 2016 will remain at one (1%) per month.
The penalty schedule also changed on July 1, 2016 as follows:
1) Within 120 days after the due date, then a first penalty of 5% of the amount the tax due and unpaid is assessed;
2) After 120 days of the date of imposition of the first penalty, a second penalty of 5% of any tax amount remaining due is imposed;
3) After 120 days of the dates of imposition of the second penalty, a third penalty of the 5% of any tax amount remaining due is imposed; and
4) After 120 days of the date of imposition of the third penalty, a fourth penalty of 5% of any tax amount remaining due is imposed.
The 2017 millage rate is 9.73 mills, and is comprised of 8.1 mills for M&O and 1.63 mills for G.O. Bonds.