On December 7, 2015 Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for November totaled $1.64 billion, for an increase of $109.7 million, or 7.5 percent, over November 2014. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $8.4 billion, an increase of $699.5 million, or 9.1 percent, compared to November 2014, when net tax revenues totaled almost $7.7 billion.
Due to the constant threat of tax fraud, the Georgia Department of Revenue has made recent strides to help further protect taxpayers of the state. In addition to adding a new Fraud Manager component to our Integrated Tax System, the Department has partnered with multiple Georgia state agencies, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and other state Departments of Revenue on projects that will help make the filing of tax returns more secure.
The Georgia Department of Revenue has teamed up with the IRS and Tax Industry partners in a new, nationwide, initiative to help combat tax fraud.
When is a Special Event Permit required?
The Department of Revenue (DOR) was recently notified by the vehicle registration renewal print vendor that they would not be able to fulfill the mailing of renewal notices to Georgia residents. This notification impacted the Department of Revenue as the supplier of the data, citizens of Georgia and local County Tax Commissioners who send out these courtesy mailings.
The Georgia Department of Administrative Services, on behalf of the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES) on Friday, October 30th. This proposal will encompass an integrated system that will provide a Title and Registration System for the Motor Vehicles Division of the Georgia Department of Revenue and a Driver’s License System for the Georgia Department of Driver Services.
On November 9, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for October totaled nearly $1.63 billion, an increase of $4.6 million, or 0.3 percent, over October 2014.
ATLANTA - Frederick Jenkins and Willie Jenkins were convicted by a federal jury Monday, October 26, 2015, on charges that they conspired to prepare and file false federal tax returns that claimed over $1 million in tax refunds.
Macon, GA. – On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with local law enforcement agencies across the State, and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue executed sixteen (16) search warrants in Troup, Houston, Bibb, Chatham, Terrell, and Henry Counties for violations of Georgia’s commercial gambling laws.
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