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Notice of Property Tax Increase

 

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE


The Evans County Board of Education has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by .59% (less than 1%).

 

All concerned citizens are invited to the first public hearing on this tax increase to be held at the Evans County Board of Education Central Office, 613 West Main Street, Claxton, GA 30417 on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:00 am. The second public hearing on this tax increase will be held at the Evans County Board of Education Central Office, 613 West Main Street, Claxton, GA 30417 on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm. The third public hearing on this tax increase will be held at the Evans County Board of Education Central Office, 613 West Main Street, Claxton, GA 30417 on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 5:30 pm.


This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 14.00 mills, an increase of .082 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 13.918 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $3.12 and the proposed tax increase for non-homestead property with a fair market value of $50,000 is approximately $1.64.