An official website of the State of Georgia government.
Here’s how you know
State government websites often end in .gov. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a state website. Still not sure? Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
The https:// ensures that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.
Dear Consumer Ed: I told my mortgage lender that I would prefer to pay my property taxes in full each year instead of having a portion rolled into my monthly mortgage payments and held in escrow. Are they allowed to charge me a fee if I do that?
Dear Consumer Ed: I worked as an independent contractor the last two years while my wife was unemployed.
Dear Consumer Ed: I live in Tennessee and my daughter is a Georgia resident. If we buy a used car from a dealer in Tennessee for my daughter to use in Georgia, will we have to pay taxes in both states?
Dear Consumer Ed: I was told that if you are a senior citizen you no longer have to pay property taxes on your house. Is this true?
Dear Consumer Ed: I received a letter from a private consultant offering to dispute my property taxes with the county. The value of my house has declined significantly in the last year and it is now worth much less than what the property tax bill shows. Should I accept this offer?
Dear Consumer Ed: Can you negotiate or lower the amount of taxes that you owe the IRS, or are the companies that claim they can do this not legit?
Dear Consumer Ed: I’m confused about the new car tax. If I sell my car to my sister, will she have to pay tax?
Dear Consumer Ed: I'm looking to buy a used car in Georgia, but I live in Tennessee. What is the law for collecting sales tax? I've been told Georgia dealers won't collect sales tax.