2011 SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax)
On March 15, 2011 the residents of Cobb County approved a 4 year Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST). This SPLOST took effect January 1, 2012 and expired on December 31, 2015.
The City of Acworth’s share of the total SPLOST proceeds over the 4 years was $14,465,015. In 2016 the City will be completing its final 3 projects, they are Silent Crossings, Blue Springs Road & McClain Circle.
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2016 SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax)
On November 4, 2014 the citizens of Cobb County approved a 6 year Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) for projects throughout Cobb County. The SPLOST began on January 1, 2016 and will run until December 31, 2021. As part of the SPLOST the City of Acworth is projected to receive approximately $21,208,827 over the 6 years of the SPLOST, funds are received monthly based on sales tax revenue.
In addition to the city's share of funds, Cobb County is contributing an additional $10,000,000 to the city for joint projects in the City. Cobb County is also funding projects in and just outside the Acworth city limits which will benefit the citizens of the City.