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Maximum Allowable Fee Charges

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 10-14-17(j) and Board Rule 590-3-1-.12(3) & (4), the State Board of Cemeterians voted to make adjustments to the maximum charges for Monument Inspection & Site Location Fees and for Deed Transfer Fees, effective October 1, 2014. These rates will be reviewed and adjusted as needed each year on July 1st.  

Maximum Fee Charges are as Follows

Monument Inspection & Site Location Fee:  $140.00 

Deed Transfer Fee:  $85.00 

Minimum Perpetual Care Trust Fund Deposit - $65.00 as of July 1, 2015

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §10-14-6(b) and Board Rule 590-3-3-.05, the Secretary of State shall calculate the adjusted minimum deposit required to be made to perpetual care trust funds beginning July 1, 2003, and every three (3) years thereafter.

This adjustment is based on the rate of change in the Consumer Price Index as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor for All Urban Customers, U.S. City Average, All Items, for the report released in June of 2003, and every third year thereafter.

Effective July 1, 2015, the minimum perpetual care trust fund deposit shall be increased to $65.00.


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