Spalding County Tax Office to remain closed until further notice

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County Tax Commissioner Sylvia Hollums is reporting her office will remain closed to the public until further notice. Staff will be in the office to answer phone calls and emails. Those who need to renew tags are encouraged to do so online. Renewals, including payment by check or money order, […]

Spalding Tax Commissioner’s Office will be closed beginning March 17

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Tax Commissioner’s Office will be closed to the public from Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 20. Tax Commissioner Sylvia Hollums said this decision is a precautionary measure to guard against the coronavirus COVID-19. A drop box will be located in the courthouse lobby for property tax and tag […]

Spalding BoC seeking property tax increase

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Board of Commissioners is seeking to increase the 2019 General Fund property taxes to be levied by 6.81 percent over the rollback millage rate. According to a press release issued by Spalding County, the Board of Tax Assessors is required to annually review the assessed value for property tax […]

Conservation use designation removes millions from tax digest

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Spalding County Chief Tax Assessor Larry Lilliard has confirmed that members of his staff provided erroneous information regarding the conservation use valuation assessment (CUVA) application process to some property owners. Commissioner Gwen Flowers-Taylor addressed this issue at the most recent Spalding County Board of Commissioners meeting, stating that she had been […]

Griffin officials recommending half-mill tax decrease

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin City Manager Kenny Smith during Tuesday evening’s Board of Commissioner’s meeting announced this year’s budget process has been completed and a proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget has been presented to the Board of Commissioners. Included is the recommendation for a decrease in the property tax rate. “We’re recommending a decrease […]