Press Releases

Deal: April tax revenues up 9.1 percent

May 4, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $2.26 billion, for an increase of $187.9 million, or 9.1 percent, compared to April 2016. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $18.06 billion, for an increase of nearly $718.8 million, or 4.1 percent, over last year when net tax revenues totaled $17.34 billion.

Tax Preparers Arrested for Fraud

April 20, 2017

On Thursday April 20, 2017 Georgia Department of Revenue Agents executed a search warrant in the Hawkinsville area related to a fraudulent tax preparer. In addition to the search warrants, an arrest warrant was issued for Mitchell Monroe Myers.

Deal: March tax revenues up 2.1 percent

April 10, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for March totaled nearly $1.57 billion, for an increase of $32.5 million, or 2.1 percent, compared to March 2016. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $15.8 billion, for an increase of $530.9 million, or 3.5 percent, over last year when net tax revenues totaled almost $15.27 billion. 

Deal: February tax revenue offers mixed results

March 7, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for February totaled approximately $1.17 billion, for a decrease of $70 million, or -5.6 percent, compared to February 2016. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $14.23 billion, for an increase of $498.4 million, or 3.6 percent, over last year, when net tax revenues totaled $13.73 billion.

Deal: January tax revenues up 7.5 percent

February 9, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled $2.2 billion, for an increase of $154.1 million, or 7.5 percent, compared to January 2016.

DOR EXTENDS RELIEF TO VICTIMS OF SEVERE STORMS

January 31, 2017

Updated 2/7/17 to include Berrien, Cook, Crisp, Thomas, Turner, Wilcox and Worth Counties. 

The Georgia Department of Revenue is providing tax relief to the victims of severe storms and tornadoes that took place beginning on January 2, 2017 in Dougherty County. This announcement coincides with the relief announcement issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

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