Notice of Property Tax Increase



The Hartwell Sun, August 1, 2013

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE
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The Hart County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate for the 2012 final millage which will require an increasein property taxes by 2.97 percent.


All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax
increase to be held at the Hart County Administration andEmergency Services Building, 800 Chandler Street, Hartwell, GA, onTuesday, August 13, 2013 at 6:00 PM.


Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are to be held at the Hart County Administration and Emergency Services Building, 800 Chandler Street, Hartwell, GA, on Tuesday,August 27, 2013 at 5:30 PM, and Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at5:30 PM.


This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 5.196 mills, an increase of 0.150mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 5.046 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $125,000 is approximately $7.50 and the proposed tax increase for nonhomestead property with a fairmarket value of $100,000 is approximately $6.00.


This final 2012 millage rate tax increase is required because the 2012 taxes were billed in 2012 on a temporary digest using temporary digest figures. Per court action no final billing on this digest will take place in Hart County.