Homestead Exemptions
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Taxpayer Savings through Homestead Exemptions

The City of Alpharetta provides a $40,000 homestead exemption that saves our homeowners over $2.4 million annually which equates to a 1.3 mill reduction for the average homeowner. Our homestead exemption is more than double the amounts offered by our companion cities and goes great lengths in keeping Alpharetta an affordable place to live and raise a family.


Homestead Eligibility:


  • Property owners must own and occupy their home as their permanent residence as of January 1st of the current year.

Homestead Exemptions Offered:

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  • Basic Homestead Exemption of $40,000 off the assessed value (does not apply to debt service property tax levy);
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  • Senior Basic Homestead Exemption of $15,000 to residents age 65 or older as of January 1st (applies to entire property tax levy);
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  • Additional Senior Homestead Exemption of $10,000 to residents age 65 or older as of January 1st who meet certain income requirements (applies to entire property tax levy); and
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  • Senior Full Value Homestead Exemption available to residents age 70 or older as of January 1st who meet certain income requirements (applies to entire property tax levy).

Homestead Exemption Applications:

Applications for homestead exemptions may be submitted any time during the year.

  • Applications received on or before April 1st are eligible for a current year homestead exemption.
  • Basic homestead exemption applications must be filed with the Fulton County Board of Assessors at 3155 Royal Drive (Suite 175), Alpharetta, GA 30022.
  • Senior homestead exemption applications must be filed with the City of Alpharetta (Finance Department) at 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009-0349. For additional information on eligibility or the application process, please contact our customer service team at 678-297-6060 (option 0).