City of Jasper Property Tax Increase Public Hearing
Public Hearing on October 7, 2019 at 9:00 AM
The Council Members of the City of Jasper have tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 2.62 percent.
All concerned citizens are invited to the Public Hearing on this tax increase to be held at City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143 on September 30, 2019 at 6:00 PM at a Special Called Meeting in the Council Chambers.
Additional Public Hearings on this tax increase will be heard in the Council Chambers City Hall, 200 Burnt Mountain Road, Jasper, GA 30143 on October 7, 2019 at 9:00 am and on October 7, 2019 at 5:30 PM. The millage rate will be adopted at a Regular Meeting on October 7, 2019 at 6:00 PM, following the public hearing.
This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 4.655 mills, an increase of 0.119 mills. Without this tentative tax increase, the millage rate will be no more than 4.536 mills. The proposed tax increase for a home with a fair market value of $100,000 is approximately $11.90.
IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS CITY NOT INCREASING TAX RATES
According to Georgia law, all taxing agencies must advertise a tax increase and hold three public hearings to claim taxes on reassessed properties even if the millage rate remains unchanged as is the case in the City of Jasper. The City of Jasper has tentatively adopted a millage rate equal to last year’s millage rate of 4.655. The millage rate is not being increased in the City of Jasper. The tax rate will be the same for 2019 as it was in 2018.