The official code of Georgia, 48-5-7.5 states that anytime timber is harvested, the seller is required to file the sale with the local Assessor's Office by filling out a PT-283T form. The seller is also required to pay ad valorem tax on the timber sold.   

    If you have harvested timber on your property or if you have recieved a letter from our office regarding timber harvest please contact the Chattooga County Assessor's Office by calling 706-857-0737 or by mail: P.O. Box 517, Courthouse Annex, Summerville, GA 30747. Or email at: info@taxchatt.com . Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday with the exception of holidays.