Macon-Bibb County Board Of Tax Assessors 653 Second St., Macon GA 31202 | Phone: (478) 621-6701 | Fax: (478) 621-6737

Exemptions

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 the Georgia Department of Revenue Property Tax Division page on exemptions.