The City of Kennesaw Finance Department is responsible for billing, collecting and disbursing city property taxes.  Taxes are generated on property values that are determined by the Cobb County Tax Assessor’s Office.  Taxable property includes not only real estate, but also personal property; boats, airplanes and business assets. Taxes are billed or levied in the fall of each tax year for the period of January 1 through December 31 of that year. Annual property tax bills are mailed on October 1 and are due by December 1.

Click here for the payment portal.

Cobb County is responsible for collecting the city taxes on motor vehicles, timber and mobile homes – the City of Kennesaw does not directly collect these.

An informational brochure about the city's property tax guidelines can be found below.

The Annual Notice of Assessment can be accessed here: 

The city offers a tax exemption for residents age 65 and over on annual city property taxes.  You must provide a photocopy of identification such as a Georgia driver's license to qualify.  Apply by April 1 to receive the exemption on the upcoming tax year. 

Please note this important information about the Tax Credit for Homestead Properties:  The Tax Relief Grant enacted by the General Assembly of Georgia which has awarded a tax credit to homeowners in the past was not funded in the 2009 or 2010 budget.  The elimination of this credit affects the entire state of Georgia - it is not a Kennesaw decision.  In 1999, funds were appropriated giving tax relief to homeowners in the form of a tax bill credit. According to legislation passed this year, the grant will only be made available in the future if state revenues grow at least 3% (plus the rate of inflation).

If you have additional questions, please contact the city property tax administrator.  

2529 J.O. Stephenson Ave.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: (770) 424-8274
Fax: (770) 429-4551

Christy Huiel
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Other Helpful Links:

Cobb County Tax Commissioner

Cobb County Tax Assessor

Georgia Department of Revenue

Georgia General Assembly – Georgia Code


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