The standard homestead exemption for the state
of Georgia is $2,000; Bibb County offers an additional $5,000 exemption.
Additional exemptions based on certain age and income requirements are
available. Requirements for the standard exemption are:
- That you own and occupy the
residence in question on January 01 of the year the exemption is sought.
- That you consider the residence
to be your primary residence.
- That you file for the exemption
prior to April 1st.
- That you claim only one homestead
exemption for an immediate family.
- If approved, you need only
apply in the initial year; the exemption will continue until requirements
are not met.
Exempt Properties Policy Statement
O C G A 48-5-41 Property Exempt From Taxation
For additional information on exemptions visit
Department of Revenue Property Tax Division page on exemptions.