The Brooks County Tax Assessor’s Office is responsible for maintaining the County’s Property Tax Digest. The Tax Assessor’s Office calculates property values for all real property within Brooks County.

Brooks County Taxes

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Tax Commissioner

Becky Rothrock
Phone: 229.263.4586
Fax: 229.263.9020

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Tax Assessors Office

Chief Appraiser

Wayne Waldron
Phone: 229.263.7920
Fax: 229.263.5125
Email: wwaldron@brookscountyga.gov

The Assessors Office is located at
610 South Highland Street
Quitman, Georgia 31643
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Board of Assessors

The Board of Assessors is appointed by the Board of Commissioner’s to serve a three-year term.
Dr. Gerald Golden, Chairman
Ralph Manning
Melvin DeShazior

The Board of Tax Assessors is a three-member board responsible for overseeing the Assessors’ office which determines taxability, value, and equalization of all property within the county. The County Board of Tax Assessors maintains property records, determines and notifies taxpayers of property values, receives and reviews all appeals and returns filed, and is responsible for granting homestead exemptions and agricultural covenants.

The Brooks County Board of Tax Assessors’ holds its regularly scheduled meeting on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room located in the county administration building at 610 South Highland Road, Quitman, GA 31643. All meetings are open to the public, for additional information please contact the Board of Assessors office (229) 263 – 7920 or by emailing the Tax Assessor’s office.

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Notice of Property Tax Increase

The Brooks County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 6.00 percent for the unincorporated area and by 6.60 percent for the incorporated area.

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held at the Brooks County Courthouse, 100 E Screven St, Quitman, on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 11:00 A.M and 5:15 P.M.

Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at the Brooks County Courthouse, 100 E Screven St, Quitman on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. Immediately upon adjournment of the public hearing, the Commissioners will go into called session to adopt the 2021 millage rates.

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 13.1275 mills, an increase of .744 mill, for unincorporated area and 15.248 mills, an increase of 0.944 mill, for incorporated area. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 12.384 mills for unincorporated area and 14.304 mills for incorporated area. The proposed tax increase for a home in the unincorporated area with a fair market value of 125,000 is approximately $37.20 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of 150,000 is approximately $44.64. The proposed tax increase for a home in the incorporated area with a fair market value of 125,000 is approximately $47.20 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of 150,000 is approximately $56.64.