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Deal: July tax revenues up 3.5 percent

August 6, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for July, the first month of FY 2019, totaled nearly $1.78 billion, for an increase of $59.4 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled almost $1.72 billion. July’s gross tax revenue receipts totaled $2.41 billion, for an increase of $136 million, or 6 percent, over July 2017.

Deal: June tax revenues up 1 percent

July 9, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for June totaled $1.98 billion, for an increase of $20.5 million, or 1 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.96 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled roughly $22.71 billion, for an increase of $961.3 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to June 2017, when net tax revenues totaled almost $21.75 billion.

Senate Bill 371 Now in Effect

July 6, 2018

On May 7, 2018, Governor Deal signed Senate Bill 371 (SB 371).  This bill became effective on July 1, 2018, and allows political subdivisions (counties, municipalities, and consolidated governments) in Georgia to obtain a list of vendors who filed a sales and use tax return in their jurisdiction for a specified filing period.

DOR to Begin Accepting RHO Applications July 1, 2018

June 25, 2018

On May 2, 2018, Governor Deal signed House Bill 769 (HB 769).  This bill is effective on July 1, 2018 and makes changes to the Qualified Rural Hospital Organization (RHO) Expense Tax Credit.  Along with other changes, this bill changes the amount of th

Deal: May tax revenues up 1.8 percent

June 6, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled almost $1.76 billion, for an increase of $31.5 million, or 1.8 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.73 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $20.73 billion, for an increase of $940.8 million, or 4.8 percent, compared to May 2017, when net tax revenues totaled roughly $19.79 billion.

Deal: April tax revenues up 2.2 percent

May 7, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $2.31 billion, for an increase of $48.7 million, or 2.2 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $2.26 billion. 

Deal: March tax revenues down -0.5 percent

April 6, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for March totaled nearly $1.56 billion, for a decrease of $8.2 million, or -0.5 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled almost $1.57 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $16.66 billion, for an increase of $860.6 million, or 5.4 percent, compared to March 2017, when net tax revenues totaled $15.8 billion nine months into the fiscal year.

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