The Finance Department is responsible for the administration of the financial activities of the city. The department collects, projects, acquires and controls the city’s financial resources. This includes managing budgeting, billing and collection, accounts receivables, purchasing and customer service for business licenses, alcohol licenses, tax services and court services.
The City’s financial information is available in the Finance Section of the Document Center. A Popular Annual Financial Report which provides information about Kennesaw’s demographics, elected officials and government, and accomplishments as well as some other general information about city operations can be found there as well.
Payments can be made by mail, in person at City Hall or by accessing the online bill payment system at: Online Payment Portal
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find out about taxes in the City?
The major responsibility of Property Tax Billing is to ensure effective management of all taxes levied by the City which includes: real estate, personal property, and public utilities.
Assessed values are established by the Cobb County Tax Assessor’s Office and are currently calculated at 40 percent of the fair market value.
The public utility assessments are supplied to the City by the State Revenue Department.
Taxes on all the above categories are levied in the fall of each year on the assessed valuation of property of the preceding January 1 and are due sixty (60) days from the date of billing.
Ad Valorem taxes on motor vehicles and mobile homes are collected by the Cobb County Tax Commissioner and remitted to the City.
The Tax Division maintains a monthly ledger on these tax payments as they are received.
For more information, visit the Property Tax page.
Where do I pay my property taxes?
Please remit payment of property taxes to:
Property Tax Division
City of Kennesaw
2529 J.O. Stephenson Ave
Kennesaw, GA 30144
How do I obtain a tax ID number?
What forms of payments are acceptable?
MasterCard, Visa, Cash, Check, Money Order. Make checks and Money Orders payable to the City of Kennesaw.
How can I view expenses paid for by tax dollars?
Download the city check register from the Finance section of the Document Center.