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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, or call 770-886-2820.

Where do I send Hotel/Motel Tax payments?

The Finance Department is responsible for the collection of Hotel/Motel taxes.  Taxes collected will be based on the occupancy at each individual hotel/motel.  

All payments should be remitted to:

Finance 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

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

Impact Fees

2020 Annual Impact Fee Update
Land Use Table
Impact Fee Ordinance
2021 Impact Fee Update


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

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.


Rebecca Whitmire

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


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