Homestead Exemption

For all exemptions, the one qualifying must be on the deed that is on file with the Tax Assessor’s Office as of January 1. Deadline for filing Homestead exemption (including Disability Exemption or Age Exemption) is April 1st. The homestead exemption form is available here. In addition to this form, further documentation may be requested to process the application. Application checklist.  

Instructions for Filing Your Application
An exemption can be applied on only 1 (one) homesteaded property, which means the applicant(s) must own, occupy, and claim the property as their legal residence on January 1 of the year for which application is made. A married couple is allowed Homestead exemption on only 1 (one) residence. Complete application with all required documentation and apply  in person, drop box located at both locations or mail to (faxed or emailed copy not accepted):
                                                           HENRY COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONER     
                                                    140 HENRY PARKWAY  MCDONOUGH, GA 30253                     
                                                     164 BURKE STREET  STOCKBRIDGE, GA 30281
                                                                             770-288-8180 opt. #3