Brantley County is part of the Brunswick, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Southeast. The reason that so many make their home in Brantley County is because of its growing retail and industrial base, beautiful countryside and peaceful existence. Adequate housing and land are available to suit any homeowner’s needs. Since 2000, Brantley has had a population growth of 25.9 percent.
PROPERTY TAX: Effective tax rates combine city, county, school, and state tax rates into one convenient figure – the annual tax for each $1,000 of property at its fair market value. This rate applies to all property: land, buildings, machinery, equipment, and inventory. Add $ .50 for property in Calvary and Waynesville fire districts and $ .28 for property located in special fire district.
SALES TAX: City and county have 3% local sales tax in addition to the 4% state sales tax.
INVENTORY: Freeport is the general term used for the exemption of ad valorem tax on inventories as defined by Georgia law. The law offers manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and warehouse operations an attractive inventory tax exemption on three classes of property. Brantley County’s freeport exemption is 100%.
JOB TAX CREDIT: Tier: 1, Amount: $4,000 as of 2017.
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