DOUGLAS COUNTY GOVERNMENT                            TODD COWAN, TAX COMMISSIONER 

 

1.   Next Tax Sale August 2, 2016 (Click here)
  
2.   2015 Transportation Act - Effective July 1, 2015  
       Click here for details regarding NEW Alternative-Fuel Fees
       & NEW Highway Impact Fees which are due every year during
       the Vehicle Registration Process.
 
3.   New Title Tax Law - Effective March 1, 2013    
      - Title Tax (Summary)
      - Title Tax (Calculator)
      -
Title Tax (FAQs)


ONLINE SERVICES
  1. PAY - Tag Registration
    To renew online, you must have a RIN# (Renewal Identification Number).  RIN# should be on the renewal notice that you received through the mail.  DECAL for your tag will be mailed to you.. 
    If you haven't received a renewal notice in the mail, then you can retrieve your RIN# online.  Please click here to look up your RIN#.
  2. PAY - Property Tax Bill
    Pay your Property Tax Bill online. 
    Note: A three percent surcharge is added for this payment option.
  3. SEARCH - Property
    View your TAX BILL or PAYMENT STATUS (Includes GIS data).
  4. APPLY for Homestead
    Must own and occupy home as legal residence by Jan 1 of application year. SENIORS over 62 OR totally disabled persons (as of Jan 1) must come to Tax Office with proof of age OR proof of disability.  You can APPLY ANYTIME, however, applications received after April 1 will apply to the next Tax Year.
  5. ONLINE "PropertyTax Return" 
    As of January 1, 2010 this electronic form was enabled for filing Property Tax Returns on your Real Property (Real Estate).  This ONLINE form will be an online alternative to the PT-50R Form.  State law requires that Property Tax Returns can only be filed from  January 1 through April 1...
  6. CHECK - Insurance
    New State law requires insurance companies to transmit to a State database, the status of your insurance for every vehicle. If INVALID INSURANCE, you cannot purchase/renew your tag(s).
  7. PAY - Insurance Lapse Penalty
    Following this link will enable you to pay your Insurance Lapse Penalty ONLINE. First click on "PAY - Insurance Lapse Penalty" which takes you to the Official Payments website.  Once there, click on "State Payments" and then select "Georgia", Georgia Department of Revenue (Motor Vehicle Division)', and then "Insurance Web". Payments made using this option will not be posted until the following business day. 
  8. VIEW - Emission Results
    Use this link to validate your vehicle is in good standing concerning emission testing requirements.  Once you have an emission test, your results should be transmitted to this system.
  

 

DOUGLAS COUNTY COURTHOUSE
CLOSED on the following days in 2016
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                             HOLIDAY                          OBSERVED

                                       New Years Day                              Friday January 1st 2016

                                       M.L. King, Jr. Birthday                  Monday January 18th 2016

                                       Good Friday                                   Friday March 25th 2016

                                       Memorial Day                               Monday May 30th 2016

                                       Independence Day                       Monday July 4th 2016

                                Labor Day                                      Monday September 5th 2016

                                       Veterans Day                                 Friday November 11th 2016

                                       Thanksgiving Day                          Thursday November 24th 2016

                                       Day after Thanksgiving                 Friday November 25th 2016

                                       Christmas Eve                                Friday December 23rd 2016
                                       (Observed on Dec. 23rd)

                                       Christmas Day                                Monday December 26th 2016
                                       (Observed on Dec. 26th)  

                                          New Year’s Day 2017                         Monday January 2nd 2017
                                           (Observed on Jan. 2nd)