Fulton County: Exemptions Available to Property Owners


Here’s a comprehensive list of exemptions available to Fulton County property owners, along with helpful document downloads and explanations for each.

1. BASIC EXEMPTION FULTON COUNTY/ CITY OF ATLANTA $30,000 To be eligible for this exemption, you must meet the following requirements: Must be a legal resident in the City of Atlanta. Must own and occupy your home as of January 1.Applies to Fulton Operating, Atlanta General, Atlanta School Atlanta parks, in the amount of $30,000. 

2. $10,000 STATEWIDE SCHOOL TAX EXEMPTION To be eligible for this exemption you must meet the following requirements: Must be age 62 on or before January 1.Your Georgia taxable net income for the preceding taxable year cannot exceed $10,000. (Georgia Taxable Income as Defined by OCGA)Applies to City school Bonds in the amount of $10,000 for residents within the City limits of Atlanta. Applies to Fulton Operating, and Fulton school Bond in the amount of $10,000 for residents of Fulton County.

3. CITY OF ATLANTA $40,000 EXEMPTION This exemption is granted on all City of Atlanta ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes. To be eligible for this exemption, you must meet the following requirements: Must be a legal resident of the City of Atlanta. Must be age 65 on or before January 1. Your Georgia taxable net income for the preceding taxable year cannot exceed $40,000 Applies to Atlanta Operating and Atlanta Parks in the amount of $40,000.

4. CITY OF ATLANTA SCHOOL $25,000 EXEMPTION To be eligible for this exemption you must meet the following requirements: Must be legal resident of the City of Atlanta Must be age 65 or disabled on or before January 1. Your Georgia taxable income for the preceding taxable year cannot exceed $25,000.  Applies to Atlanta School Bond and Atlanta School in the amount of $25,000.

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