June Net Tax Revenues Up 29.1%; FY 2021 Up 13.5%

The State of Georgia’s June net tax collections totaled $2.50 billion for an increase of $563.1 million, or 29.1 percent, compared to June 2020 when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.94 billion as of June 30, 2020.  For the year-ended June 30, 2021, net tax collections totaled almost $26.90 billion for an increase approaching $3.20 billion, or 13.5 percent, compared to Fiscal Year 2020 (FY ’20), when the final net tax revenues – adjusted as of August 7, 2020, to include deferred FY ’20 related tax deadline payments received in July of FY ’21 – totaled $23.70 billion.

May Net Tax Revenues Up 68.1%

The State of Georgia’s May net tax collections approached $2.66 billion for an increase of roughly $1.08 billion, or 68.1 percent, compared to May 2020 when net tax collections totaled $1.58 billion.  Year-to-date, total net tax collections totaled almost $24.40 billion for an increase of roughly $3.59 billion, or 17.2 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year when net tax revenues totaled $20.81 billion as of May 31, 2020.

Frank O'Connell Sworn in as Interim Commissioner

On Tuesday, Governor Brian P. Kemp swore in Francis "Frank" O'Connell as interim Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Revenue. Commissioner O'Connell will succeed David Curry, who was appointed by Governor Kemp in 2019, effective June 2, 2021.

Department of Revenue Reminds Taxpayers that Today is the Income Tax Deadline

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding taxpayers of today’s income tax deadline. Earlier this year, the state of Georgia conformed with the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to extend the normal April 15th individual income tax deadline to today, May 17th.

January Net Tax Revenues Up 7.5%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled $2.53 billion, for an increase of $175.6 million, or 7.5 percent, compared to January 2020, when net tax collections approached $2.36 billion.  Year-to-date net tax collections totaled $15.10 billion, for an increase of $898.1 million, or 6.3 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year, when net tax revenues totaled almost $14.21 billion.

February Net Tax Revenues Top $1.9 billion

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for February totaled over $1.93 billion, for an increase of $581 million, or 42.9 percent, compared to February 2020, when net tax collections totaled $1.35 billion.  Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled nearly $17.04 billion, for an increase of almost $1.48 billion, or 9.5 percent, over last year, while year-to-date gross tax collections totaled $22.62 billion, for an increase of $1.38 billion or 6.5 percent over FY 2020.

March Net Tax Revenues Up 3.7%

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for March totaled nearly $1.90 billion for an increase of almost $67 million, or 3.7 percent, compared to March 2020, when net tax collections totaled $1.83 billion.  Year-to-date, total net tax collections approached $18.94 billion, for an increase of roughly $1.55 billion, or 8.9 percent, compared to FY 2020 when net tax revenues totaled $17.39 billion after nine months.

April Net Tax Revenues Up 52.4%

The State of Georgia’s April net tax collections totaled more than $2.80 billion for an increase of $963.7 million, or 52.4 percent, compared to April 2020 when net tax collections totaled almost $1.84 billion.  Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $21.74 billion for an increase of nearly $2.51 billion, or 13.1 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year when net tax revenues totaled $19.23 billion after ten months.

Department of Revenue Reminds Taxpayers about Upcoming May 17th Income Tax Deadline

Today the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) is reminding taxpayers of the upcoming income tax deadline on Monday, May 17, 2021. Earlier this year, the state of Georgia conformed with the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to extend the normal April 15th individual income tax deadline to May 17th.

Emissions Test System Restored

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) and Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) are notifying motorists that the Vehicle Emissions Inspection and Maintenance Program has been restored