File by April 2 for 2018 Homestead Exemption/Age 65 School Tax Homestead March 13, 2018 Board of Assessors, Photo Homestead Exemption In Forsyth County, if you own a property, reside on that property and are a legal resident of the county, all as of January 1 of the tax year, you may qualify for homestead exemption. You may apply for exemptions year-round, however, you must apply by Monday, April 2 to receive the benefits for 2018. For more information or questions, call the Tax Assessor’s Office at (770) 781-2106. To apply, visit: Forsyth County Tax Assessor’s Office 110 E. Main Street, Suite 260, Cumming Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Online: Regular and Floating homestead applications are available on the Board of Assessors page at forsythco.com and must be notarized. A notary is available in the Tax Assessor’s Office at no charge.