Tax Commissioner & Tax Assessor

Location Details

Court House Annex
47 North Pecan Street
Ellaville, GA 31806


Monday - Friday

  • 8:00 - 5:00 PM

Tax Commissioner

Contact Information

  • Mailing: P.O. Box 326, Ellaville, GA 31806
  • Fax: 229-937-5588

Jessica Ellis Smith - Tax Commissioner

Jessica Ellis Smith

Items handled by the Tax Commissioner

  • Collects Property Taxes
  • Motor Vehicle Titles
  • Motor Vehicle License Plates (tags)
  • Homestead Exemption Applications
  • Deputy Voter Registrar


Tax Assessor

Contact Information

  • Mailing: P.O. Box 1145, Ellaville, GA 31806
  • Fax: 229-937-5588

Joe Wright - Chief Appraiser

Joe Wright

Items handled by the Tax Assessor

Annually produces a timely digest of real and personal property, that is both uniform and reflective of fair market value, in compliance with the laws of Georgia which include the following duties:

  • Maintain current ownership records and maps
  • Review and qualify all sales of properties within Schley County
  • Make assessments of all property that maintain uniformity and are reflective of fair market value in accordance with OCGA 48-5-2
  • Receive and review annual property owner returns
  • Provide and process annual personal property returns
  • Mail annual Notices of Assessments
  • Receive, review and process annual appeals
  • Receive and review applications for exemptions which are approved by the Schley County Board of Assessors
  • Provide data as needed for Schley County property owners, the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts
  • Assist the Tax Commissioner with the annual submission of the Tax Digest


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