2012 Holiday Closings
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Homeowners Tax Relief Grant - 2010 Update
The HTRG (Homeowner's Tax Relief Grant) is the result of the homeowner's tax relief enacted by the Governor and the General Assembly of the State of Georgia in 1999. The grant appropriated for the last several years to counties, cities and schools, had given tax relief to homeowners in an amount up to $2000 in assessed value for all homeowners who are receiving one of the normal homestead exemptions. Declining state revenues during the current recession means there is no money for the State to give the tax relief to homeowners. Therefore, there was not a credit for this grant on 2009 tax bills on properties with homestead exemption. According to legislation passed in 2009 (House Bill 143), the grant will only be made available in the future if state revenues grow at least 3% plus the rate of inflation.