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This division of the Forsyth County Finance Department is responsible for the incoming Hotel/Motel and Alcohol Excise Tax.

These taxes are collected from area hotels/motels, liquor wholesalers and restaurants and 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 along with alcohol sales in restaurants and stores. All revenue for the sale of alcohol and taxes based on lodging are due by the 20th of each month.

All payments should be mailed in a timely manner to:

Forsyth County Finance Department
110 E. Main Street Suite 255
Cumming, GA 30040

Excise Form
Hotel/Motel Tax Form

Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 255
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-205-4535
 Fax: 770-886-2827
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The Forsyth County Finance Department's mission is to provide timely and accurate financial information to all stakeholders, ensure compliance with applicable accounting laws and procedures, and actively manage revenue stream, cash flow and debt activity.