Notice of Property Tax Increase
The Whitfield County Board of Education has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 1.30 percent.
All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the Central Office Building, 1306 S. Thornton Ave, Dalton, GA on August 15, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at the Central Office Building, 1306 S. Thornton Ave, Dalton, GA on August 22, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.756 mills, an increase of 0.24 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 18.516 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $116,667 is approximately $11.20 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $9.60.