Office of the Tax Commissioner

Notice

Due to the recent developments with the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, the Upson County Tax and Tag Office will only be staffed to handle customer phone calls and transactions on Mondays and Thursdays each week until further notice.  We encourage our customers to use our online services, which can be accessed on this page under Quick Links, mail your renewals to the address indicated on the renewal form or use our drop box located in the lobby of the Courthouse Annex.  You can also call us and leave a message to include your contact number and someone will return your call once we are back in the office.

Tax Commissioner

The County Tax Commissioner is a Constitutional Elected Officer elected by the voters of their county to serve a four year term. The duties and responsibilities of this office are many and varied, but our main function is to serve you, the citizens of our community.

Responsibilities

The County Tax Commissioner is the official responsible for:

  • Performing all functions relating to billing, collecting, disbursing, and accounting for all ad valorem taxes collected in this county
  • Receiving and processing applications for homestead exemptions
  • Receiving tax returns filed by tax payers or designating the board of tax assessors to receive them
  • Serving as agent of the state revenue commissioner for the registration of motor vehicles