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Posted on: August 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Property Tax Increase

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NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

The FAYETTEVILLE CITY COUNCIL has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 13.21 percent over the rollback rate.

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearing on this tax increase to be held at Fayetteville City Hall 210 Stonewall Ave W., Fayetteville, Georgia on August 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM.

Times and places of additional public hearings on this tax increase are at Fayetteville City Hall, 210 Stonewall Ave. W Fayetteville, Georgia on August 25, 2022 at 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM.  

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 5.646 mills an increase of .659 mills.   Without the tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 4.987 mills.  The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $185,000 is approximately $48.77 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $350,000 is approximately $92.26.


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CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE ANNOUNCES PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX INCREASE 

The Fayetteville City Council today announces its intention to increase the 2022 property taxes it will levy by 13.21 percentage over the rollback millage rate.

Each year, the board of assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the trend of prices on properties that have recently sold in the county indicate there has been an increase in the fair market value of any specific property, the board of tax assessors is required by law to re-determine the value of such property and adjust the assessment. This is called a reassessment.

When the total digest of taxable property is prepared, Georgia law requires that a rollback millage rate must be computed that will produce the same total revenue on the current year’s digest that last year’s millage rate would have produced had no reassessments occurred.

The budget tentatively adopted by the Fayetteville City Council requires that a millage rate higher than the rollback millage rate, therefore, before the Fayetteville City Council may finalize the tentative budget and set a final millage rate, Georgia Law requires three public hearings to be held to allow the public an opportunity to express their opinions on the increase.

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on this tax increase to be held at City Hall, 210 Stonewall Ave. W, Fayetteville, Georgia on August 18, 2022 at 9:00AM and 6:00 PM, and also on August 30, 2022 at 9:00 AM.

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