Press Releases

Department of Revenue to Begin Processing Individual Income Tax Returns on February 1, 2018

January 12, 2018

Due to the continued threat of tax fraud, and specifically an ongoing email phishing scam, the Department of Revenue (DOR), is taking action to protect taxpayer's sensitive identity information and precious tax dollars in the State of Georgia. In addition to upgrading the state-of-the-art fraud management system, which blocked over $212 million in fraudulently filed refund requests from being released in 2017, DOR will begin processing individual income tax returns on February 1, 2018. 

Deal: December tax revenues up 10 percent

January 5, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for December totaled $2.26 billion, for an increase of $206.1 million, or 10 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $2.06 billion.