The Assessor’s Office annually compiles the City assessment roll consisting of an assessed value for each of the City’s 13,251 properties. Assessments are based on a percentage of the market value of each property and are used to compute annual tax bills for the City, School and County taxes. The total assessment roll for the City of Rome for 2012 was $1,527,422,065 from this figure the actual taxable amount was $877,681,327 up from $827,117,589 in 2011.
The Assessor’s Office processes various applications for tax exemptions each year which includes S.T.A.R, Enhanced S.T.A.R, Senior Citizens, Capital Improvements to Residential Property, Commercial, Business, or Industrial Property, Veterans, Non-Profit and New Home Construction exemptions.
Filing or renewing of exemptions can be done between January 1st and the last Tuesday in July of each year.
For additional information and questions regarding exemptions, exemption forms and assessments, use the additional resources listed in the column to the left.