Acworth announces tax increase

Acworth City Hall in article about Baker Road annexationAcworth City Hall sign (photo by Larry Felton Johnson)

The City of Acworth announced a property tax increase on its website (read the announcement by following this link), and announced the schedule of hearings.

The announcement states that the proposed increase is tentative, and would result in a 25.39 percent increase in city taxes.

The proposed millage rate is 8.950 mills, an increase of 1.812 mills.

“The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $175,000 is approximately $126.84 per year and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property witha fair market value of $325,000 is approximately $235.56,” according to the text of the public notice.


Public hearings on the Acworth tax increase

The first public hearing on the Acworth tax increase will be Monday July 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Acworth Community Center, 4361 Cherokee Street, Acworth Georgia, 30101.

Two additional public hearings will be held, both on July 23 at the Acworth Community Center. Those hearing will be at 9 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.

Adoption of the millage rate

The millage rate will be adopted at a special called meeting on immediately after the evening hearing, at 7 p.m. on July 23, 2020.

For more information visit the City of Acworth website.