Development

Paulding County Economic Development assists businesses, site selectors, economic development project managers, commercial and industrial realtors and developers in their decision to move to or expand in Paulding County.

Paulding County has a sizable amount of land available for development. We keep inventory of land, space at existing properties, shovel-ready sites, pre-permitted building sites, office parks and buildings, and we can help you identify parcels and plan your facility.

State and Regional Benefits

Georgia has business-friendly taxes, including a 5.75% Georgia Corporate Tax Rate based on single-factor apportionment. It does not have a throwback rule, meaning your sales made outside the state won’t be subject to additional taxation. It also has a triple AAA bond rating, indicating the state’s financial stability due to its positive employment trend, balanced approach to revenue sources, consistent funding of obligations and more.

Atlanta, its capital, has seen robust growth and expansion in recent years, developing into a sound, diverse economy. The city and its large metro market have become a top destination for investors, businesses and job seekers.

The city has a thriving real estate market; corporate expansion and relocation in the area has yielded job and population growth. It has a healthy trade market and has even become the industrial distribution hub for the entire Southeast. For businesses, the low occupancy costs, access to a growing regional consumer base and port accessibility continue to be enduring strengths of the area. There is also ample opportunity for suburban development, as many metro Atlanta cities have experienced successful downtown revitalizations. With the renovation of historic buildings, they have created vibrant retail and entertainment districts.

Average Cost of Business in Paulding

Paulding County Economic Development - Property Tax
Paulding County Economic Development - Industrial Lease
Paulding County Economic Development - Office Lease

Millage Rates

2018
General Fund - Incorporated
6.079
General Fund - Unincorporated
6.079
Fire Fund
3.10
Debt Service
2.07
Paulding County School District
18.879
City of Dallas
4.17
City of Hiram*
0.00
City of Braswell
5.00
2019
General Fund - Incorporated
6.079
General Fund - Unincorporated
6.079
Fire Fund
3.10
Debt Service
2.20
Paulding County School District
18.75
City of Dallas
4.17
City of Hiram*
0.00
City of Braswell
5.00
2020
General Fund - Incorporated
5.65
General Fund - Unincorporated
5.65
Fire Fund
3.10
Debt Service
2.20
Paulding County School District
18.75
City of Dallas
4.17
City of Hiram*
0.00
City of Braswell
5.00
2021
General Fund - Incorporated
5.21
General Fund - Unincorporated
5.21
Fire Fund
3.10
Debt Service
2.00
Paulding County School District
18.75
City of Dallas
4.17
City of Hiram*
0.00
City of Braswell
5.00
2022
General Fund - Incorporated
4.22
General Fund - Unincorporated
4.22
Fire Fund
2.50
Debt Service
1.60
Paulding County School District
17.75
City of Dallas
4.17
City of Hiram*
0.00
City of Braswell
5.00
2023
General Fund - Incorporated
4.22
General Fund - Unincorporated
4.22
Fire Fund
2.30
Debt Service
1.20
Paulding County School District
17.675
City of Dallas
6.50
City of Hiram*
0.00
City of Braswell
5.00

*City of Hiram does not impose a property tax.

Find out more about available incentives in Paulding County

Investing in Paulding

Paulding County Economic Development is a true partner to help businesses get started and plan for growth. We’ll work with you in every phase of your development, by helping:

  • Fulfill requests for information
  • Identify sites and buildings
  • Assist with building permits
  • Meet your infrastructure needs
  • Work to reduce the impact of regulatory demands
  • Promote diverse developments
  • Determine unmet community amenities
  • Network with engineering and construction firms
  • Coordinate to maintain the county’s fiscal capabilities