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Excess Funds

Excess Funds are funds leftover and held in escrow after the taxes, costs, and all related expenses of a tax sale made by the Tax Commissioner are paid. The entitled parties can claim them in the order of priority in which their interest exists. Excess Funds are subject to priority claim by the mortgagee or security interest holder.

Submitting A Claim

If you wish to submit a claim for such funds, you are required to submit a written request to the Newton County Tax Commissioner, 1113 Usher Street, Suite 101, Covington, Georgia 30014


Please contact the Office of the Tax Commissioner at (770)784-2020 with any questions.