The Development Authority of Butts County, in conjunction with the State of Georgia, can put together an attractive incentives package for industries considering a location here. Including state programs, Butts County offers:
Click here for a summary of Butts County's current economic development incentives for business relocation and expansion.For information about local incentives, please contact the Development Authority of Butts County at 770-775-4851.
Click here for more information on other available state tax credits for investment, retraining, ports, etc.
Industries that locate in Butts County benefit from Georgia’s low corporate tax rate of 5.75%; the single factor apportionment formula applies the corporate tax rate only to gross receipts or sales in Georgia, significantly reducing the tax rate of Butts County companies with substantial sales to customers outside of Georgia.
Taxes on real estate and tangible personal property are levied by Butts County, the Butts County Hospital Authority and the Butts County School District. The tax rates are set annually, but do not significantly change from year to year. All properties are assessed at 40% of fair market value. The cities of Jackson, Flovilla and Jenkinsburg do not levy property taxes.
Sales tax in Butts County is 7%: 4% state, 3% local.