Press Releases

Deal: January tax revenues up 6.4 percent

February 8, 2016

On February 8, Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.05 billion, for an increase of $119.3 million, or 6.4 percent, over January 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $12.49 billion, an increase of $1.02 billion, or 8.9 percent, compared to January 2015, when net tax revenues totaled almost $11.47 billion.

Deal: December tax revenues up 3.6 percent

January 19, 2016

On January 13, 2016 Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for December totaled $2.04 billion, for an increase of $67.7 million, or 3.6 percent, over December 2014.

New Fraud Prevention Measures

January 11, 2016

The Department of Revenue takes every measure to process tax returns in a timely manner. Due to issues during 2015 regarding security breaches of third party preparers and the constant threat of tax fraud and refund theft, the Department of Revenue is taking additional fraud prevention measures this filing season to ensure tax refunds are issued to the correct individuals.

Public Auction

January 8, 2016

Approximately 3097 bottles of various brands and sizes of liquor and wine divided into 8 lots will be offered for sale to the highest bidding licensee at 10:00 am, Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the Georgia State Liquor Warehouse located at 1800 Century Blvd., NE, Atlanta, GA 30345. All lots sold as is, no guarantees.

Deal: November tax revenues up 7.5 percent

December 8, 2015

On December 7, 2015 Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for November totaled $1.64 billion, for an increase of $109.7 million, or 7.5 percent, over November 2014. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $8.4 billion, an increase of $699.5 million, or 9.1 percent, compared to November 2014, when net tax revenues totaled almost $7.7 billion.

Useful tools on the Georgia Tax Center

December 2, 2015

Due to the constant threat of tax fraud, the Georgia Department of Revenue has made recent strides to help further protect taxpayers of the state. In addition to adding a new Fraud Manager component to our Integrated Tax System, the Department has partnered with multiple Georgia state agencies, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and other state Departments of Revenue on projects that will help make the filing of tax returns more secure.

Motor Vehicle Registration Renewals

November 19, 2015

The Department of Revenue (DOR) was recently notified by the vehicle registration renewal print vendor that they would not be able to fulfill the mailing of renewal notices to Georgia residents. This notification impacted the Department of Revenue as the supplier of the data, citizens of Georgia and local County Tax Commissioners who send out these courtesy mailings.

Department of Revenue Releases DRIVES Request for Proposal

November 17, 2015

The Georgia Department of Administrative Services, on behalf of the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES) on Friday, October 30th.  This proposal will encompass an integrated system that will provide a Title and Registration System for the Motor Vehicles Division of the Georgia Department of Revenue and a Driver’s License System for the Georgia Department of Driver Services.

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