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Karen Martin, Tax Commissioner
Hart County Courthouse
165 W Franklin St., Room #4
P.O. Box 748
Hartwell, GA 30643
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 706-376-3944

New residents to Georgia

  Automobile tags and registrations are obtained in this office at the Courthouse

The duties and responsibilities of the Tax Commissioner's Office are many and varied, but their main function is to serve the residents of Hart County.

This office handles the collections of property tax, auto tags, recording intangibles, mobile homes, and timber payments.

We now have a dropbox for payments, Property and Autos, outside for your convenients.

Pay your Property Taxes Online

Online Tag Renewal

Renew Your Driver's License

Main DRIVES e-Service page

Change Address

Go Green

Replace Registration

Cancel Registration

Title Status

Registration Status

Pay Insurance Fines

Notification of the Right of Taxpayers to File Ad Valorem Property Tax Returns:

Certain persons are eligible for certain homestead exemptions from ad valorem taxation.  In addition to the regular homestead exemption authorized for all homeowners, certain elderly persons are entitled to additional exemptions.  The full law relating to each exemption must be referred to in order to determine eligibility for the exemption .  If you are eligible for one of these exemptions and are not now receiving the benefit of the exemption, you must apply for the exemption no later than April 1st of each year in order to receive the exemption in future years.  For more information on eligibility for exemptions or on the proper method of applying for an exemption, you may contact: Hart County Tax Assessors, PO Box 810, Hartwell, GA  30643, 706-376-3997. If you feel that your property has been assigned too high a value for tax purposes by the Board of Assessors, you should file a tax return reducing the value no later than April 1st of each year in order to have an opportunity to have this value lowered for next years' taxes. Information on filing a return can be obtained at the loaction and phone number above.

Vehicle Tag Renewals
New residents to Georgia must have the following documents in order to register a vehicle:

Vehicle With No Lien    

Out of State Title
Current Registration
Proof of Insurance
Current Mileage
Picture Identification

Vehicle With A Lien

Complete name and address of lienholder
Current Registration
Proof of Insurance
Current Mileage
Picture Identification