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Finance Department

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find invoice payment or 1099 information?

The Accounts Payable function area is responsible for the disbursement of utilities payments, check requests, and internal reimbursements. It also controls payment of county vendors through a weekly payment distribution. All management of county invoices is assigned to the Accounts Payable function area.  The Accounts Payable function area Is also responsible for the annual distribution of IRS Form 1099-MISC vendors.

Accounts Payable issues payments weekly. Contact staff in Accounts Payable to determine if an invoice has been approved for payment at accountspayable@forsythco.com, or call 770-886-2820.

Where do I send Hotel/Motel Tax or Alcohol Excise Tax payments?

The Accounts Receivable function area is responsible for the deposit of funds paid to the county. It is also responsible for collection of Hotel/Motel and Alcohol Excise taxes.  These taxes are collected from area hotels/motels, liquor wholesalers and restaurants.  They are then used to fund community development and promote tourism within Forsyth County.

Taxes collected will be based on the occupancy at each individual hotel/motel, alcohol sales in restaurants, and alcohol sales stores.

Tax payments for the sale of alcohol and taxes based on lodging are due by the 20th of each month.

All payments should be remitted to:

Forsyth County Finance Department

110 E. Main Street Suite 255

Cumming, GA 30040


Where do I find information regarding the Forsyth County budget?

Please see our Budget Information page.

How do I find financial information for Forsyth County?

How do I become a Forsyth County vendor?

Grant Announcements

Grant Announcements

Recipients of federal grants have been awarded funds to carry out the goals and objectives identified in the grant. These funds are subject to certain regulations, oversight, and audit.

  • Grant recipients are stewards of federal funds.
  • Grant dollars must be used for their intended purpose.
  • Grant recipients must account for costs and justify expenditures.

Using federal grant dollars for unjust enrichment, personal gain, or other than their intended use is a form of theft, subject to criminal and civil prosecution under the laws of the United States.

Report Fraud: If you think you may have been a victim of a government grant scam, file a compliant with the Federal Trade Commission on line or call toll free, 1-877-382-4357; TTY; 1-866-653-4261.

Forms & Documents

Accounts Payable

Energy Excise Submittal Form
Hotel Motel Excise Tax Form
Alcohol Excise Tax Form

Capital Assets

Capital Asset Policy_2020

Impact Fees

Land Use Table
2020 Annual Impact Fee Update

Millage

15612_7_Forsyth_Co_Bd_of_Commissioners_0624
2019 Current County Tax Digest and 5 Year History Of Levy
2021 County Millage Rate Public Hearing Ad - 1st-2nd_3rd (002)
2021 County Millage Rate Public Hearing Ad - 3rd
2021 County Millage Rate Public Hearing Ad 3rd
2021 Current County Tax Digest and 5 Year History Of Levy
CURRENT 2018 TAX DIGEST AND 5 YEAR HISTORY OF LEVY

About the Finance Department

Located in the Forsyth County Administration Building, the Forsyth County Finance Department is the centralized focal point for financial programs and activities and provides financial leadership in the County’s goals.

The Finance Department contains several responsibilities within function areas. The responsibilities and functions of the Finance Department provides financial support to all departments; contributes to the implementation of goals and objectives established by the Board of Commissioners; guides the County on debt matters; analyzes financial data; assists in making sound financial decisions; and assures compliance with all federal, state and local laws.

Contact

Rebecca Whitmire
Director

Phone: (770) 205-4535
Fax: (770) 886-2827

Location

Finance Department
110 East Main Street
Suite 255
Cumming, GA 30040

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