Press Releases

Revenue Agents Execute Warrants at Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles

June 21, 2016

On Tuesday June 21, 2016, Department of Revenue Agents executed search warrants at all locations of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles, and their corporate headquarters. In addition to the search warrants, Agents unsuccessfully attempted to serve arrest warrants on Shanga Hankerson, Gladys Knight’s son, at his home.

Deal: May tax revenues up 4.1 percent

June 6, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled roughly $1.56 billion, for an increase of $58.6 million, or 4.1 percent, over May 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $18.91 billion, for an overall increase of $1.7 billion, or 9.9 percent, compared to May 2015, when net tax revenues totaled $17.21 billion.

Deal: April Tax Revenues up 3.3 Percent

May 6, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $2.07 billion, for an increase of $63.6 million, or 3.3 percent, over April 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $17.34 billion, for an overall increase of $1.56 billion, or 9.9 percent, compared to April 2015, when net tax revenues totaled $15.78 billion.

Glynn/Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team: Illegal Sales of Alcohol

May 4, 2016

The Glynn-Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team working with agents from the Georgia Department of Revenue have been working together to help ensure that underage people do not have a source of illegally obtained alcohol by conducting a joint investigation checking retail alcohol sales establishments in Glynn County.

2016 Sales Tax Holidays

April 27, 2016

Clothing, Computers, and School Supplies -- July 30-31, 2016

Energy or Water Efficient Products -- September 30-October 2, 2016

 

Tax Preparers Arrested for Fraud

April 19, 2016

On Monday April 18, 2016 Georgia Department of Revenue Agents executed 4 search
warrants throughout the metro Atlanta area related to fraudulent tax preparers. The
locations included businesses in Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb and DeKalb Counties. In
addition to the search warrants, arrest warrants were issued for Chanel Uboh, Jahaya
Whitmore, Michael Williams, and Phyllis Spears. Williams, Uboh, and Whitmore were
arrested. Ms. Spears currently has active warrants out for her arrest.

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