Tax & Licensing

City of Canton Tax & Licensing Department

Taxes are generated on property values determined by the Cherokee County Tax Assessors office.  The City of Canton Millage Rate is 5.600. This rate is established by Mayor and City Council. Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due on or before December 20th, annually. Exemption applications must be filed in person with the Cherokee County Tax Assessor's Office located at 2782 Marietta Hwy, Suite 200, Canton, GA 30114

Contact the Tax Assessor's Office

Tax Assessor's Office
2782 Marietta Hwy, Suite 200
Canton, Ga 30114

Monday-Friday 8:00pm - 5:00pm

Senior Exemptions

The City of Canton grants a $112,000.00 homestead exemption on property owned by seniors age 62 or older who reside in the home where taxes are paid. To receive any Exemption you must apply in person at the Cherokee County Tax Assessor's Office. 

View or Pay City Taxes

You may view or pay your City Taxes by visiting Cherokee County Tax. Please note that this is an external link.

Starting A Business

If you are starting a business please complete and submit this form to get the process started. Or feel free to contact us at 770-704-1500.

New Alcohol License Instructions

Alcohol Licenses are due for yearly renewal on or before November 15th of each year. To view the fee's associated with an Alcohol License please click here.

Change Of Outlet Manager Instructions

To apply for a Change of Outlet Manager please click here.

To apply for a new alcohol licence please click here.

To download the Rental Car Tax Form click here.