What is Homestead Exemption?
A homestead exemption is a legal provision that helps to reduce the amount of property taxes on owner-occupied homes. Applications must be submitted on or before April 1st. Applications received after April 1st will be applied to the following year.
For information this website from Georgia Department of Revenue
For accurate filing instructions, consult your county tax assessor’s office. In cities like Milton, Roswell, and Alpharetta, you may need to file with both the county and the city. Find the contacts and websites for most metro area tax assessors below.