The exemption filing period began January 2nd and runs through April 1st for the current year. Applications received April 2nd – December 31st will be processed for the following year. 2020 payment deadlines are September 30th and November 15th.
The basic homestead exemption deadline is April 1st! As long as you own and live in the home as your primary residence on January 1st.
In addition to the basic homestead, there are special exemptions available for homeowners aged 62+, disabled veterans, the widowed un-remarried spouses of disabled veterans and other disabled residents.
A 5% penalty is charged for late payment of the first and / or second installment if the envelope is not postmarked by the deadlines!
Sign-up for paperless billing at www.DeKalbTax.org/propertytax
A QR barcode has been added to the Property Tax Bill stubs. Owners can scan the code using their phone camera or an app to immediately pull up their property on our website.