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You may be eligible for the 2022 Surplus Tax Refund
HB 162 allows for a tax refund out of the State's surplus to Georgia filers who meet eligibility requirements.
You may be eligible for the HB 162 Surplus Tax Refund if you:
Keep reading to learn more about the eligibility requirements and how to check the status of your Surplus Refund.
To use the Surplus Tax Refund checker, you will need:
Still have questions about eligibility or how much you will receive? Check out the examples in this video for more information.
HB 162 allows for a tax refund out of the State's surplus to Georgia filers who meet eligibility requirements. Depending on your filing status and tax liability, you could receive a maximum of:
Surplus Tax Refunds are issued based on the regular refund instructions provided on a taxpayer's return.
Please allow 6-8 weeks for refunds to be issued (if filed by the April 18, 2023 deadline)