City of Canton Tax & Licensing Department

Taxes are generated on property values determined by the Cherokee County Tax Assessors office.  The City of Canton Millage Rate is 5.600. This rate is established by Mayor and City Council. Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due on or before December 20th, annually. Exemption applications must be filed in person with the Cherokee County Tax Assessor's Office located at 2782 Marietta Hwy, Suite 200, Canton, GA 30114

Contact the City Tax Clerk

The City Tax Clerk Office is located at:

151 Elizabeth Street

Canton, Ga 30114

Monday-Friday 8:00pm - 5:00pm


Senior Exemptions

The City of Canton grants a $112,000.00 homestead exemption on property owned by seniors age 62 or older who reside in the home where taxes are paid. Senior Exemption Applicants should apply for the Senior Exemption at The Cherokee County Tax Commissioners Office located at 2780 Marietta Hwy. 

View or Pay City Taxes

You may view or pay your City Taxes by Cherokee County Tax e. 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 770-704-1500.

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.