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Polk County Tax Commissioner - Kathy Cole
144 West Avenue
Cedartown, Georgia 30125
Phone: (770) 749-2125
Fax: (770) 749-2149
316 N. Piedmont Avenue
Rockmart, Georgia 30153
Phone: (770) 684-3185
Fax: (770) 684-2575
Office hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Duties of Tax Commissioner
The Tax Commissioner is responsible for the collection and distribution of property tax. We do not appraise property or set millage rates.
The Tax Commissioner acts as an agent for the state of Georgia Motor Vehicle Division in the processing of titles and sales, transfers, and renewals of license plates.
•Agents of Georgia Department of Motor Vehicle Safety
•Processing Title Applications
•Issuing Motor Vehicle Registrations
•Disabled Persons Placards
MV-9D Disabled Persons Affidavit for Doctor can be picked up at our office or printed from
under Forms and Publications, Motor Vehicle Division, Disabled Person's Forms,MV-9D. Form replacement every (2) years.
Click Here to Renew your car tag online
Property Tax Collection and Distribution
•Recording Intangible Tax and distribution
•Mobile Home tax collection and distribution
•Issue Mobile Home yearly permits
•Heavy Duty Tax collection and distribution
•Property Tax Returns-at age 65 there are extra exemptions, 20,000 on School Tax and 4,000 on County Tax. Check with our office for other exemptions.
Q1. What if I sell the timber off my land? Do I have to pay taxes on the timber?
Q2. What is a millage rate?
Q3. How do I purchase a Tax Lien?
Q4. When are my taxes due?
Q5. What if my mortgage company pays my taxes out of my escrow account?
Q6. When must I file tax returns on my house and land?
Q7. Do I get an exemption on my property tax?
Q8. Are there any other exemptions I can claim?
Q9. Do I pay a tax when I get a tag for my boat trailer?