Department of Revenue to Begin Processing Individual Income Tax Returns on February 1, 2019

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) will begin processing individual income tax returns on February 1, 2019. In addition to upgrading the state-of-the-art fraud management system, changing the opening of the processing period to February 1 helped lead to a reduction in attempted tax fraud, wh

Deal: December tax revenues down -4.5 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for December totaled $2.16 billion, for a decrease of $102.5 million, or -4.5 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $2.26 billion.

Department of Revenue Encourages Taxpayers to Elect to Receive 1099-G Electronically

With the tax filing season fast approaching, The Georgia Department of Revenue would like to encourage taxpayers who received a refund last year to create an account with the Georgia Tax Center (GTC) and elect to receive their Form 1099-G electronically.  

Deal: November tax revenues down -0.7 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for November totaled $1.83 billion, for a decrease of $13.1 million, or -0.7 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.84 billion. 

Follow these tips to protect data when shopping online

The IRS reminds holiday shoppers to protect their tax and financial data from identity thieves. All it takes is a few extra steps to prevent cybercriminals from stealing sensitive data, such as financial account information, Social Security numbers, and credit card information.

CANCELLATION NOTICE: Cancellation of Press Conference on December 5, 2018

CANCELLATION NOTICE: Cancellation of Press Conference

DOR to Host IRS Commissioner for Press Conference

Security Summit Partners are announcing Tax Security Awareness Week and continued partnership in fight against tax fraud. 

DOR’s Office of Information Security Wins National Award

The Georgia Department of Revenue’s Office of Information Security was recognized on November 8, 2018 as the ISE® North America Project: Public Sector Award Winner 2018. The winning project was the CISO Sentinel Security and Compliance Risk Management Platform (CISO Sentinel).

UPDATE: Department of Revenue Extends Relief to Victims of Hurricane Michael

The Georgia Department of Revenue is providing tax relief to the victims of Hurricane Michael that took place beginning on October 9, 2018 and impacted parts of Georgia, Florida, and elsewhere. 

Deal: October tax revenues up 17.7 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for October totaled roughly $2.01 billion, for an increase of $302.6 million, or 17.7 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled $1.71 billion.