Cobb County Tax Commissioners Office

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FAQs

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Property FAQs

Can I prepay property taxes?

When will I receive a property tax bill and when is payment due?

How can I pay my property taxes?

Do you accept or acknowledge postmarks as timely filing for exemptions or payment of property taxes?

Is there a penalty charge for late payment?

Can the interest and penalty be waived since I did not receive a bill?

Does the Tax Commissioner's Office accept partial payments?

If I did not own my home for the full year, can my taxes be prorated?

My mortgage company pays my tax bill; can you mail my bill to the mortgage company?

Can I pay my taxes without a tax bill coupon?

I recently got married or divorced, how do I update the information on my homestead exemption?

How can I change my mailing address on my tax bill?

I closed my business or no longer own personal property (boat, airplane, business inventory, equipment, furniture and fixtures). Do I have to pay taxes?

How do I qualify for Homestead Exemption?

When does a Fi. Fa. (Tax Lien) go on the property?

When, where and what time is the tax sale?

When and where do you advertise for the sale?

How can I appeal my property?

If I appeal my property value, do I have to pay my property taxes while under appeal?

What is the current millage rate?

How do I file a property tax return?

What is the penalty for filing a late a property tax return?

What are specialized assessments?

What is tax exempt properties?

What is the difference between a deed vs. a title?

What are the types of deeds?