What property is eligible for tax exemption?
Buildings, land, and tangible personal property
Expansions to existing buildings will be given consideration
What types of businesses are eligible?
New and Existing businesses involved in (a) manufacturing, (b) research & development, or (c) storing goods traded in interstate commerce. Existing businesses are only eligible if new employment is created
How long does the tax exemption last?
Property tax exemptions may extend up to 10 years.
What is the general process for obtaining a tax exemption?
Download Summary of Proceedings
Step 1: Contact a City designee for preliminary review
Step 2: Complete Property Tax Exemption Application and submit to City Clerk
Step 3: Cost-Benefit Analysis preparation
Step 4: Public Hearing and Governing Body review
What is the City of Augusta's policy on tax exemptions?
Read the City's Property Tax Exemption Policy