Time to file for homestead exemptions

The three-month window for filing for homestead exemptions in Hall County has opened.


“Jan. 1 – April 1 is the time period for Hall County property owners to file for Homestead Exemptions, including the Total School Tax Exemption and 100% Disabled Veteran Homestead Exemption. This is also the time to return the Business Personal Property, Marine/Personal Watercraft or Aircraft form or sign up for or renew an Agriculture Covenant and/or file a Taxpayer Return of Real Property with the Hall County Board of Assessors’ Office.

It’s easy – citizens may complete applications online; however, if necessary, citizens may also hand deliver or mail in their application or reporting form via regular mail.

Online Services

  • Apply for all Homestead Exemptions – including senior and total school tax exemptions
  • Electronically file your Real, Business Personal Property, Freeport, Marine and Aircraft form
  • Change your mailing address and update your contact information

To file your boat, personal watercraft, aircraft, business or manufacturer reporting form;

  1. Search online for qPublic Hall County Ga.
  2. Select the Personal Property tab at the top of the page
  3. Search for your account
  4. Select your account
  5. Select the action you would like to complete, follow the directions and file

*Personal Property Reporting forms filed after April 1 will include a 10% late filing penalty by law.

Specialized Assessments

Applications for Conservation Use must be made in person at the Tax Assessors’ Office at the Hall County Government Center located at 2875 Browns Bridge Road in Gainesville. It is recommended that appointments be made to reduce wait times but is not necessary.

As a reminder, although forms are accessible 24/7, year-round on the Tax Assessors’ website, the state reporting deadlines still apply. Forms are accepted Jan. 1 through April 1, and anything submitted after the deadline will not be applicable until the following year.

For a full list of online services, instructions, deadlines and more information, please look for the Hall County Tax Assessors’ office webpage at www.hallcounty.org, call us at (770)531-6720 or visit us at the Hall County Government Center.”