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 Property Tax News

  • With the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, many residents are inquiring about making prepayments on their 2018 property tax in the 2017 calendar/tax year in order to increase their 2017 federal income tax deductions.

    GA Tax Commissioners are prohibited from accepting property tax payments without an order to bill and collect issued by the Revenue Commissioner at the GA Department of Revenue. The law (OCGA 48-5-135) states that if tax is collected prior to the order, we are subject to fines and penalties.

    Historically, Cobb County receives our billing order late July / early August after our Tax Digest is reviewed and approved by the GA Department of Revenue. Until then, we cannot legally collect any payment of 2018 property taxes.

    Please contact our office with any additional questions or concerns. It is our goal and privilege to exceed your service expectations.

  Motor Vehicle News

  • In order to better serve our customers, the Canton Road Tag office will temporarily close for renovations beginning July 25, 2018. This office will reopen Fall 2018. You may experience longer than normal wait times at the South Cobb Tag Office. For faster service, please visit our South Cobb Self-Service Kiosk or one of our other tag office locations.

  • Georgia's Department of Revenue is currently experiencing technical difficulties with their pay by phone renewal option causing them to not be able to accept renewals using the DOR’s IVR system. Please note, this does not affect web renewals.

  • Test out various prestige tag combinations with the new DOR Prestige Tag Inquiry feature.

  • Mandatory Changes to the Title Application Filing for Georgia Dealers FAQs
  • Tag cancellations can now be done online
  • 2018 Emissions Testing Update
  • Georgia residents with registered vehicles in participating counties can now take advantage of using ANY Georgia MVD Self-Service Tag Kiosk! For participating counties and MVD Self-Service Tag Kiosk locations, click here.
  • Request a RIN to renew online at the Department of Revenue's website--no renewal notice is needed! To find out how much you owe, check out this calculator.

Office 2018 Closures 

New Years January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 15, 2018
Good Friday March 30, 2018
Memorial Day May 28, 2018
Independence Day July 4, 2018
Labor Day September 3, 2018
Thanksgiving November 22, 2018
November 23, 2018
Christmas December 24, 2018
December 25, 2018


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  • It's never too late to say "Thank You" for serving in the military. The Georgia Department of Veterans Service, in partnership with the Office of Governor Nathan Deal, has created the Vietnam War Certificate of Honor program for Vietnam Veterans. This ceremony will involve the presentation of the Defense Department's Vietnam War's 50th Anniversary Lapel Pin and the State Certificate of Honor.

    Interested veterans, please out this form and submit it along with a copy of DD Form 214 by Thursday, August 16.
  • Metered or kiosk postmarks are not proof of timely mailing. Click here to review acceptable versus unacceptable postmark guidelines.

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  • Cobb County Government recognizes the value of a qualified and diverse workforce. We offer employees a robust benefits package and believe in educating our workforce. We prioritize building an organization that reflects the progressive community we serve. View job opportunities.