Press Releases

DDS and DOR Warn Drivers of E-mail Scam

October 8, 2015

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) are warning the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driving license details or face license suspension.

Revenue Awarded Top Honors for Exadata Project

October 8, 2015

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) was awarded top honors at the 2015 Technology Innovation Showcase for its Exadata Project. The projects were selected by an evaluation committee made up of both private and public sector representatives.

October Registration Renewal Notices Delayed

September 30, 2015

Due to operational and production related issues with one of the Department of Revenue's vendors, October renewal mailings have been severely delayed. The October renewal mailings should be received by motor vehicle owners by the first of October.

Tax Preparer Arrested for Fraud

September 22, 2015

On Friday September 18, 2015 Georgia Department of Revenue Agents arrested Takenya Chimere Troutman. The investigation began with an anonymous tip that Troutman may be preparing fraudulent tax returns.

Deal: August tax revenues up 9.4 percent

September 15, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for August totaled $1.58 billion, an increase of $130.5 million, or 9.4 percent, compared to August 2014.

TAVT Rate Evaluation

August 21, 2015

The Department of Revenue has announced that the TAVT rates for 2016, 2017, and 2018 will not change and remain at 7%.

Department of Revenue Blocks Returns From Wanted ID Thief

August 14, 2015

On Thursday August 13th, 2005, The Georgia Department of Revenue confirmed that Sorletta Capri Shead turned herself into the Denver county jail in Colorado. She was wanted there for multiple crimes including filing false tax returns and ID theft.

Deal: July revenues up 6.1 percent

August 11, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.58 billion, an increase of $90.9 million, or 6.1 percent, compared to July 2014.