Is Georgia a tax lien state?

Is Georgia a tax lien state?

Georgia is a “redeemable tax deed” state. ... You only get the right to try to collect the past due taxes. If the owner does not pay, you can own the property. State law allows you to file for foreclosure to get possession of the property after 12 months.

What does it mean when taxes are forfeited?

Property tax forfeiture is a process where the state takes ownership of real property if property taxes are not paid. When property taxes are not paid in the year due, the taxes become delinquent as of January 1 of the following year.