Press Releases

Deal: July tax revenues up 7.1 percent

August 7, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.72 billion, for an increase of $113.4 million, or 7.1 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.61 billion. Gross tax revenue receipts for the month totaled $2.27 billion, for an increase of $112.5 million, or 5.2 percent, compared to July 2016.

Deal: June tax revenues up 2.6 percent

July 11, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for June totaled nearly $1.96 billion, for an increase of $50.2 million, or 2.6 percent, over last year. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled almost $21.75 billion, for an overall increase of $930.5 million, or 4.5 percent, compared to June 2016, when net tax revenues totaled $20.81 billion.

Department of Revenue and Department of Driver Services award DRIVES Project

July 6, 2017

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) have awarded the Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES) contract to Fast Enterprises, LLC. Fast Enterprises has a proven track record of on-time and on-budget delivery, completing projects both in the State of Georgia and across the nation. The DRIVES project was initiated to modernize the current DOR Tag & Title system and the DDS Driver’s License system. 

Deal announces creation of Local Government 9-1-1 Authority

June 8, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced creation of the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority, which will be housed under the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS), on July 1. Deal will introduce legislation codifying the Authority during the 2018 legislative session. 

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