City of Canton Tax & Licensing Department

Taxes are generated on property values that are determined by the Cherokee County Tax Assessors office.  The City of Canton Mill Rate is 6.80. This rate is established by Mayor and City Council. Real Estate and Personal Property taxes due before or on December 20th, 2013. You may view or pay your City Taxes by clicking here. Homestead Exemptions must be filed with the Cherokee County Tax Assessors office by April 1 of the effective year. 

Senior Exemptions

The City of Canton grants an $112,000.00 homestead exemption on property owned by seniors age 62 or older who reside in the home where taxes are paid. To be eligible you must be 62 years of age on or before January 1st of the year qualifying for the exemption.

View or Pay City Taxes

You may view or pay your City Taxes by clicking here. Please note that this is an external link.

Starting A Business

If you are starting a business please complete and submit this form to get the process started. Or feel free to contact us at 770-704-1536.

Need An Alcohol License

Alcohol Licenses are due for yearly renewal on or before November 15th of each year. To view the fee's associated with an Alcohol License please click here. To apply for a Change of Outlet Manager please click here.

Previous Years Data

To download previous years data please click here.

Change Of Outlet Manager

To apply for a Change of Outlet Manager please click here.

Auto Rental Tax

To download the Rental Car Tax Form click here.