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.
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Tax Assessors Office
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
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.
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 14.56 percent for the unincorporated area and by 18.40 percent for the incorporated area.
All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the County Administration Building, 610 S Highland Rd, Quitman, Georgia on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 11:00 A.M and 2:00 P.M.
Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at the Brooks County Courthouse, 100 E Screven Street, Quitman, Georgia on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. Immediately upon adjournment of the public hearing, the Commissioners will go into called session to adopt the 2022 millage rates.
This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 14.153 mills, an increase of 1.799 mill, for unincorporated area and 16.107 mills, an increase of 2.503 mill, for incorporated area. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 12.354 mills for unincorporated area and 13.604 mills for incorporated area. The proposed tax increase for a home in the unincorporated area with a fair market value of 150,000 is approximately $107.94 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of 200,000 is approximately $143.92. The proposed tax increase for a home in the incorporated area with a fair market value of 150,000 is approximately $150.18 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fair market value of 200,000 is approximately $200.24.