By completing the application below, you are applying for the Basic Homestead Exemption and Property Assessment Freeze. The Property
Assessment Freeze will offset any future increase in property value for the county portion of your bill, but does not affect school, city, or state
taxes. Qualification requires that you must own and occupy the property as of January 1st, as your primary domicile and legal residence for
all purposes, which includes the registration of your vehicles and filing of your state income taxes. Exemptions are not automatically granted.
Once approved, the exemption remains in effect as long as you own and reside in your home subject to periodic audits to verify continuing
eligibility. Please print in the blocks below. Please sign, date and return this application by certified mail to insure proof of filing or apply online
Will/Did you own and reside in this home on January 1, 2009?
Are you in military service?
Number of Vehicles?
County where registered?
Spouse Date of Birth
Spouse Social Security #
Spouse Drivers License #
Are you claiming homestead on any other property?
Home Telephone #
If yes, list County and full address.
Under Georgia law, it is a misdemeanor to make false or fraudulent claim for exemption, to make false statement or representation in support
of such a claim, to assist in the preparation of such fraudulent claim, or take part in the execution of a fictitious deed, deed of trust, mortgage
or other document. Persons guilty of fraudulent claims will be subject to taxation in an amount double the tax otherwise due.
I, the undersigned, hereby request registration of my vehicle(s) at the above address, and do solemnly swear that the statements made in
support of this application are true and correct; that I am the bona fide owner of the property described in this application; that I actually
occupied/will occupy this property on January 1st of the year for which this application