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Our Property Tax Division bills, collects, and distributes ad valorem property taxes for:

  • Real
  • Personal property (boats, planes, equipment, and anything that is not a sold product)
  • Heavy duty equipment
  • Mobile homes
  • Public utilities

In addition, this division processes homestead exemptions and conducts tax sales. They are also responsible for preparing the tax digest each year.

Revenue is distributed to the Cobb County Finance and Board of Education on a weekly basis.  Below is a pie chart showing the average percentage of revenue collected among our taxing authorities for real and personal property taxes.  Of note, mobile home and heavy duty taxes are collected not only for the county, Department of Revenue, Board of Education, and CIDs, but for all six cities in Cobb County.


Average Percentage of Revenue Distributed to Taxing Authorities


Pay property taxes on-line by e-check or credit card!

Fees apply to help offset processing costs. Cobb County does not retain any portion of the fees. If you experience any issues paying your property taxes with American Express, please contact PayPal directly at 1-888-221-1161.

If you have general questions regarding payments on a property under appeal, read our standard appeal letter.  We send these letters to parcels that are under appeal when we mail out tax bills.


Understanding Your Tax Bill

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Understanding Your Tax Bill