Lumpkin County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated July 2013

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Lumpkin County Government
Community and Employee Services Department
99 Courthouse Hill, Ste A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (706) 482-2574
Fax: (706) 864-4760
E-mail: pam.surgent@lumpkincounty.gov
Website: www.lumpkincounty.gov

Life Insurance
The county provides a life insurance beneift of $50,000 to the survivors of a firefighter killed in the line-of-duty.


RETIREMENT/PENSION PLAN

Contact:
Lumpkin County Government
Community and Employee Services Department
99 Courthouse Hill, Ste A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (706) 482-2574
Fax: (706) 864-4760
E-mail: pam.surgent@lumpkincounty.gov
Website: www.lumpkincounty.gov

Deferred Benefit Retirement Plan
The county provides a deferred benefit retirement plan death benefit to the survivors of a firefighter killed in the line-of-duty. This benefit is calculated based upon the years of service and salary level.


ADVALOREM TAX EXEMPTION

Contact:
Lumpkin County Tax Commissioner
99 Courthouse Hill, Suite E
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: (706) 864-2666
Fax: (706) 867-6010
E-mail: rachel.pruitt@lumpkincounty.gov
Website: www.lumpkincounty.gov/dept/taxCommissioner

In addition to the homestead tax exemptions provided by the state (see the GA state page), Lumpkin County provides an exemption from all advalorem taxes. Contact the County Tax Commissioner for details.
 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.