The Tax Commissioner is an elected Constitutional Office responsible for every phase of collecting property taxes from processing property Homestead Exemption applications through preparation of the digest, billing, accounting and disbursements.
Property taxes include those assessed on real estate, public utilities, motor vehicles and mobile homes. Timber tax is also collected by this office. These collections are disbursed to school and local governing authorities. As a tag agent for the stat of Georgia, the Tax Commissioner is also responsible for the collections of all fees, penalties and lapse insurance fees for motor vehicles applicable under the Georgia Code. We also issue placard cards to the handicapped or disabled after receiving an order from their doctor.
A large percentage of the revenue realized by the Warren County Board of Commissioners and the Board of Education is generated from ad valorem taxes collected by the Tax Commissioner. The financial stability of thes institutions largely depends upon the efficient operation of the Tax Commissioner's office.