Chatham County

Tax Commissioner

Due to the concerns of COVID-19 virus, all Chatham County Tax Commissioner’s offices are now closed to the public.
To better serve our taxpayers during this time we have outlined important information in regards to tax deadlines, payment information and extensions.


Property Tax
First installment tax bills for property taxes have been mailed and are due June 1, 2020. Penalty and interest will NOT be applied to payments received after the due date. Payments can be made via our website at www.chathamtax.org or by mailing the payments to our lockbox address of PO BOX 117037, Atlanta, GA 30368-7037. All payments will be posted when received.
For additional property tax inquiries, please email chathamtaxpmt@chathamcounty.org or call 912-652-7100.


Motor Vehicle
The Department of Revenue has announced an extension for motor vehicle renewals. All vehicle registrations that expire between March 16, 2020 and May 14, 2020 have been extended through May 15, 2020. Payments for renewal of decals can still be made by mailing the payment to 1145 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406 or online at eservices.drives.ga.gov. Decals will be mailed once a payment has been received.
For additional motor vehicle inquiries, please call 912-652-6800.

About the Tax Commissioner

As defined by State Law, the Tax Commissioner is responsible for the administration of the billing and collection of current and delinquent ad valorem taxes due the State, Board of Education, Transit Authority, County and Special Service District on real and personal property. Disbursements of collections are made periodically to the proper taxing authority pursuant to the regulations set by Georgia law.

The Tax Commissioner is also responsible for the billing and collection of ad valorem taxes and Title Ad Valorem Tax due the State, Board of Education, Transit Authority and Municipalities at the time of title application and tag renewal. Disbursement of these taxes are also made to the proper taxing authority as prescribed by State law.

Also, pursuant to State Law, the Tax Commissioner is responsible for the collection and disbursement of mobile home taxes, public utility taxes, timber taxes, heavy duty taxes, street lighting fees, and solid waste fees.

The Tax Commissioner also collects and disburses real and personal property taxes for the City of Tybee Island, City of Port Wentworth and City of Pooler, and Garden City.

View, Print or Pay
Property Taxes Online

www.ChathamTax.org

Obtain real time Chatham County Property Tax bill information or pay online using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or checking account.