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Please print the Homestead Exemption application form, complete the application and bring copies of the following documents to apply:
You can apply in person at the Tax Commissioner's Office or print a form and mail it to the office. If mailing must be postmarked on or before April 1st, only USPS postmarked will be accepted as proof of the April 1st deadline.
View the Tax Commissioner's Page
Yes, go to primeweb.co.henry.ga.us and follow the prompts to complete either Homebased or Commercial Based application. Commercial Based application is if you own or rent a commercial location to do business. Homebased is for those who use their primary residence for office only.
Yes, a gasoline-powered car or light-duty truck (up to 8,500 pounds GVWR) requires a passing emissions test every year.
View more information on Clear Air Force website
Interest will accrue each month and a 5% Penalty is added every 120 days after the due date with a maximum penalty of 20%.
Please read through our information regarding newly purchased vehicles.
View Purchasing a Vehicle Page
Cash, Check, Money order, or Credit/Debit card (if you are using a card of any type a 2.5% +.30 fee will be applied to the total amount of the transaction.)
Homebased 3 to 5 days and Commercial have additional inspections with the fire and building department, additional fees will apply with each department.
Send us your request for a renewal notice via email to Jose Batista (please provide us with your license plate number), or call us with your license plate number 770-288-8180.
Send us your request for the cost of your license plate via email to Jose Batista (please provide us with your license plate number), or call us with your license plate number 770-288-8180.
Under the "Look-up Information" header find the "Check Insurance Status" link and Key in your VIN number for insurance verification and follow prompts on Georgia Drives E-Services website.
No, the test is good for one renewal. If the emissions test was performed within the last 12 months a new test will not be required.
If the seller did not give you a copy of the passing emissions test, you can call our office with the VIN number and we will verify your emissions information. You can also check to see if you have a passing emissions at https://www.cleanairforce.com/motorists/vir-reprints/.
No, your renewal is due by midnight of your birthday.
We recommend having your vehicle inspected four to six weeks prior to your registration renewal date to allow for any needed repairs. If it is your renewal date and your vehicle has failed the emissions test, a repair waiver may be issued if you meet all of the specified qualifications.
Visit the Clean Air Force website for information concerning repair waivers.
You may pay the ad valorem tax before your renewal date to avoid late penalties. If you are in your renewal period and your vehicle fails the emissions test you may receive a 30-day temporary tag providing all taxes are current and the vehicle has valid insurance coverage.
The law provides that the taxes due on the vehicle be paid on or before your birthday. There is a county ordinance that requires a current license plate to be displayed on a vehicle that is located on your property.
A county tax for doing business in your county. The term Occupational Tax Certificate has replaced the term of Business License.
Yes, by appointment only. Please call our office to schedule your appointment, 770-288-8180 opt. 5.
Please apply with https://sos.ga.gov/ before applying for your Occupational Tax Certificate.
It’s just an estimate base it off your business plan for the next 12 months.
The homeowner for homebased and for commercial an owner or officer of your business.
Renewal is January 1st, regardless when your start date was.
Property tax bills are mailed out by mid-September to the homeowner as of January 1. You may also obtain a copy online.
Interest will accrue each month and a 5% penalty is added every 120 days after the due date with a maximum penalty of 20%.
In addition to the additional documents listed on the application checklist that you need to file for the Homestead Exemption, you must provide two doctors' letters or one doctor's letter and Social Security award letter stating 100% disabled and unable to be gainfully employed.
Application Checklist (PDF)
The Henry County Tax Commissioners Office holds judicial-in-rem tax sales the first Tuesday of the month. These tax sales are held at 10:00am at 140Henry Parkway McDonough, GA.
Please contact the Tax Assessor's Office for all mailing address changes 770-288-7999 opt. #1 or Henry County Tax Assessors.
You only file once as long as you live in the same house.
If you are 62 by January 1 you can file for additional reduction of your assessed value towards school tax. Once you have applied and been approved for one of these age exemptions, the exemption will continue to increase at 65, 68 and 70. If you become ineligible or move you must reapply.
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