The Finance Department manages and accounts for the City's financial resources. This department prepares and monitors the annual budget, maintains fiscal liquidity and maximizes income in compliance with all governing financial and accounting laws.

Tax Exemption Notice

The City of Canton would like to remind residents that the deadline to file new senior and disability tax exemption applications is April 1 annually and must be applied through the Cherokee County Tax Assessors Office starting in 2017. 

To receive any new exemption, individuals must apply in person at the Cherokee County Tax Assessors Office located at 2782 Marietta Hwy, Suite 200, Canton. More information on exemptions can be found at here or by calling 678.493.6120.

Canton residents that hold previous senior and/or disability tax exemptions or applied prior to Jan. 3, 2017 need NOT reapply. Applications are only needed for new exemptions.

To search and view property tax bills, go to



Melissa Forrester, CPA

Finance Director, 770.704.1525,