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Notice of property tax increase
The city of Marietta has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 4.15%.
All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held at Marietta City Hall, 205 Lawrence Street, in the Council Chamber on Wednesday July 15, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Time and place of an additional public hearing on this tax increase is at Marietta City Hall, 205 Lawrence Street, in the Council Chamber on Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 2.788 mills, an increase of .111 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 2.677 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $218,267 is approximately $9.25 and the proposed tax increase for a non-homestead property with a fair market value of $487,119 is approximately $21.63.
Full city services, low taxes
Marietta property taxes are the lowest of any city with more than 10,000 residents in metro Atlanta.
Assessment Notice Includes An Estimation of Taxes
The Cobb County Tax Assessors office mails annual assessment notices to all owners of taxable property before July 1. This notice includes an estimate of taxes based on the prior year millage rates and the current year value. This is only an estimate and does not include exemptions for people living in cities.
The Marietta Tax Division's major responsibility is to ensure effective management of all taxes levied by the city including real estate, personal property, Downtown Marietta Development Authority (DMDA) and public utilities
Send tax bills to taxpayers, collect payments and report all revenue to the Finance Department.
Assist, guide and inform the citizens of the city of Marietta on matters concerning tax issues.
Manage approximately 22,000 tax accounts each year.
Important dates and deadlines
Ownership and occupancy requirements
Age requirements for exemptions for elderly
Disability requirements for the disabled
Property taxed according to status
Jan. 1 - April 1
Real and personal property tax returns (Cobb County)
By April 1
All homestead exemption applications
Taxes are due 60 days after they are mailed.