Freeport Exemptions

The governing authority of any county or municipality may elect, with the approval of the voters, to exempt the following types of tangible personal property: 
  • Inventory of goods in the process of being manufactured or produced including raw materials and partly finished goods; 
  • Inventory of finished goods manufactured or produced within this State held by the manufacturer or producer for a period not to exceed 12 months; 
  • Inventory of finished goods on January 1 that are stored in a warehouse, dock, or wharf which are destined for shipment outside this State for a period not to exceed 12 months 

The percentage of exemption for Forsyth County is 100 percent of the inventory value. 

Application for freeport exemption should be made with the Board of Tax Assessors on or before April 1 of each year. Applications filed after that time can receive a partial exemption for that year up to June 1. 

For further information: 
Phone: 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.