Georgia Department of Revenue to Begin Issuing Special, One-Time Tax Refunds

The Department of Revenue announced today that it will begin issuing special, one-time tax refunds this week. This initiative is a result of House Bill 1302, which the Georgia General Assembly recently passed, and Governor Kemp signed into law. This legislation allows for an additional refund of income taxes from 2020, due to the state experiencing a revenue surplus.

April Net Tax Revenues Up 78.9%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $5.01 billion, for an increase of $2.21 billion, or 78.9 percent, compared to April 2021, when net tax collections totaled $2.80 billion.

Department of Revenue Reminds Taxpayers about Upcoming April 18th Income Tax Filing Deadline

Today the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding taxpayers that the upcoming income tax filing deadline is Monday, April 18, 2022.

March Net Tax Revenues Up 45.5%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for March totaled $2.76 billion, for an increase of $862.9 million, or 45.5 percent, compared to March 2021, when net tax collections approached $1.90 billion.  

February Net Tax Revenues Up 1%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for February totaled over $1.95 billion, for an increase of $19.8 million, or 1 percent, compared to February 2021, when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.93 billion.

January Net Tax Revenues Up 16.7%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled roughly $2.95 billion, for an increase of $423.5 million, or 16.7 percent, compared to January 2021, when net tax collections totaled $2.53 billion.  

Governor Kemp, Attorney General Carr, and the Georgia Department of Revenue Highlight Identity Theft Awareness Week

In recognition of Identity Theft Awareness Week, Governor Brian Kemp, Attorney General Chris Carr, and State Revenue Commissioner Robyn Crittenden are offering consumers tips about tax preparation and how they can protect themselves from identity theft and tax-related scams.

Department of Revenue Announces Additions to Leadership Team

State Revenue Commissioner Robyn A. Crittenden has announced two additions to the leadership team of the Georgia Department of Revenue.

Frances Watson will serve as the Assistant Deputy Commissioner for External Operations.

Ananias Williams III will serve as the Chief Information Officer.

Department of Revenue to Begin Processing Individual Income Tax Returns on February 1, 2022

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) will begin processing individual income tax returns on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The deadline to file 2021 individual income tax returns, without an extension, is Monday, April 18, 2022.

December Net Tax Revenues Up 24.3%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in December totaled $2.98 billion, for an increase of $582.9 million, or 24.3 percent, compared to December 2020 when net tax collections totaled $2.40 billion.