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The National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) has announced that the Georgia Department of Revenue is a finalist for a State IT Recognition Award. Georgia’s submission was titled, Cloud and Taxes, That’s Certain: DOR’s Tax System Migration Project, and it is a finalist in the category of Enterprise IT Management Initiatives.
The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for August totaled nearly $2.31 billion for an increase of $180.4 million, or 8.5 percent, over August 2021 (FY 2022), when net tax collections approached $2.13 billion.
The Department of Revenue’s Centralized Alcohol Licensing Portal (ALP) will offer a centralized renewal process for retail alcohol licenses beginning September 6, 2022. Georgia taxpayers will utilize The Georgia Tax Center (GTC) to renew their state and local retail alcohol licenses. Local licensing authorities will receive renewal applications through ALP similar to the initial application process.
The Georgia Department of Revenue will be performing a system upgrade over the Labor Day weekend. As a result of this upgrade, the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) and Alcohol Licensure Portal will be offline Friday, September 2 at 8:00 pm through Monday, September 5 at 8:00 pm.
The State of Georgia’s net tax collections during the first month of FY 2023 totaled nearly $2.21 billion for an increase of $54.2 million, or 2.5 percent, over July 2021 (FY ‘22), when net tax collections approached $2.16 billion.
In light of the June 24, 2022, U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the July 20, 2022, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Sistersong v. Kemp, the Department will recognize any unborn child with a detectable human heartbeat, as defined in O.C.G.A. § 1-2-1, as eligible for the Georgia individual income tax dependent exemption.
The State of Georgia’s June net tax collections totaled $2.85 billion for an increase of $354.2 million, or 14.2 percent, compared to June 2021 period, when net tax collections totaled $2.50 billion as of June 30, 2021. For the year-ended June 30, 2022, net tax collections totaled $33.09 billion for an overall increase of $6.19 billion, or 23 percent, compared to Fiscal Year 2021, during which final net tax revenues approached $26.90 billion.
The Department of Revenue is reminding individuals that they may have unclaimed property in the form of wages, savings accounts, refunds, or safety deposit boxes.
We encourage individuals to search our free database to discover if they have unclaimed property.
The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled almost $2.70 billion, for an increase of $41.8 million, or 1.6 percent, compared to May 2021, when net tax collections approached $2.66 billion. Year-to-date net tax collections totaled nearly $30.24 billion, for an increase of $5.84 billion, or 23.9 percent, compared to fiscal year 2021, when net tax revenues totaled almost $24.40 billion as of the end of May.
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.