Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

The County has been monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and information on any closures, postponements or cancellations will be posted here:


Due to the Resolution Declaring a Local Emergency, the April 2, 2020 Board of Commissioners meeting will held via streaming audio and video. Persons wishing to address the Board during the public hearing may do so via a call in number. Click here for more information.

Board of Assessors


For residents wishing to file for a Homestead Exemption prior to the April 1, 2020 deadline, the Forsyth County Board of Assessors has placed a drop box outside of the County Administration Building (110 E. Main Street) on the north side of the building at the entrance nearest the parking deck. Both Homestead Exemption applications and Personal Property reporting forms may be placed in the box and will be collected by county staff.


For all Homestead Exemption filings, please attach a copy of the applicant’s current driver’s license. Homestead Exemption applications are required to be notarized, however, if an applicant cannot get their application notarized, please sign and date the application before placing it in the drop box provided.

For questions, please call the Board of Assessors Office at 770-781-2106 or send an email to Both Homestead Exemption applications and Personal Property reporting forms may also be emailed to this address or faxed to 678-455-8493. 


The five member Board meets the second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. to consider requests involving conservation status applications, homestead exemptions, preferential treatment status and any changes in property taxation status. For more information about the Board, contact Trassa Quarles, Board of Tax Assessors Secretary, at 770.781.2106.

Forsyth County Board of Tax Assessors
Richard O'Brien, Chairman
Charles Meagher, Vice-Chairman

Gerald Sullivan
Charles Cantrell
Phillip Winter

Phone: 770.781.2106 Fax: 678.455.8493

Suite 260
110 E. Main St.
Cumming, GA 30040


Notice to the Forsyth County Property Owners and Occupants.

In accordance with O.C.G.A. 48-5-264.1, please be advised that the Forsyth County Appraisal Staff may be visiting your property to review your parcel information concerning an appeal filed, return filed, construction of new improvement or addition, review of parcel, and/or conservation use application. The field appraiser from our office will have photo identification and will be driving a marked county vehicle. If you have any further questions, please call our office at 770-781-2106.

Contact Information

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 260
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2106
 Fax: 678-455-8493
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The mission of Forsyth County's Tax Assessors Office is to produce an annual tax digest that conforms to the requirements of Georgia law and the rules and regulations of the Georgia Department of Revenue. The Board ofTax Assessors is responsible for determining what real and personal property is subject to taxation in Forsyth County, estimating the market value and administration of the various type of homestead and other property tax exemptions.