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Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit The Courts of the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit and Cherokee County will continue to operate under the Judicial Emergency Order governing operation of the Courts of this State entered by Chief Justice Harold Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia on March 14, 2020. The Courts will remain open to address essential functions as provided in the Judicial Emergency Order. Court proceedings will remain open to the public. (view latest emergency order)

The Tax Assessor and Tax Comissioner Offices are re-opening June 1 with distancing, traffic flow patterns, and sanitizing protocols in place. Your patience with our staff and fellow taxpayers is appreciated during this slow return to normal.

The following facilities will remain closed to the general public until further notice:

Please see the press release section on our COVID-19 web page and continue to visit that page for the latest updates.

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CHEROKEE COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONERS OFFICE LOCATIONS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MARCH 18th 2020

CHEROKEE COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE LOCATIONS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MARCH 18th, 2020.

Due to the growing COVID-19 coronavir

Posted: Mar-17-2020 | view story


Sonya Little
Tax Commissioner
(678) 493-6400

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Return Check Policy

Note: Once a return check has been received, all future payments will be required to be paid with cash or certified funds.

TAGS
Your tag will be seized if your check is returned. Your tag will be cancelled and seized immediately with no prior notice. You will be charged a $20.00 tag fee for the purchase of a new tag in addition to the $30.00 or 5 percent of the face amount of the check, whichever is greater for the returned check fee.

If the restitution on the return check is not paid by the time allotted it will be turned over to The Magistrate’s Office for the issuance of a warrant.

PROPERTY TAX
Your bill will be reopened and any interest and penalties will be added to the amount in addition to the $30.00 or 5 percent of the face amount of the check, whichever is greater for the returned check fee.

If the restitution on the return check is not paid by the time allotted it will be turned over to The Magistrate’s Office for the issuance of a warrant.

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