Ruth Barr Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to 10 Years of Probation

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Ruth Barr plead guilty to Computer Theft, False Statements, and criminal attempt to commit theft, and was sentenced to ten years of probation. 

DOR to Reopen Applications for Rural Hospital Credit November 15, 2018

In accordance with House Bill 769 and the corresponding Department of Revenue regulations, the Department of Revenue will reopen applications for the Qualified Rural Hospital Organization (RHO) Expense Tax Credit on November 15, 2018. 

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.  This announcement coincides with the relief announcement issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

Department of Revenue to Waive IRP/IFTA Requirements Due to Hurricane Michael

The Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Revenue, pursuant to the powers granted by law, is temporarily suspending the requirements associated with the Georgia International Registration Plan (IRP) and the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) trip and fuel permits for vehicles providing d

Deal: September tax revenues up 7.4 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for September totaled $2.23 billion, for an increase of $153.1 million, or 7.4 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $2.08 billion.

IRS Selects Commissioner Lynne Riley for the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee

Washington – Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced they have selected Commissioner Lynne Riley to join the Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC).

DOR to Temporarily Suspend Issuance of Temporary Alcohol Licenses

To more efficiently serve businesses throughout the state during beverage alcohol license renewal season, the Department of Revenue will temporarily suspend issuing temporary permits to new applicants beginning October 31, 2018.

Department of Revenue to Waive IRP/IFTA Requirements Due to Hurricane Florence

The Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Revenue, pursuant to the powers granted by law, is temporarily suspending the requirements associated with the Georgia International Registration Plan (IRP) and the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) trip and fuel permits for vehicles providing d

Deal: August tax revenues up 7 percent

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for August totaled roughly $1.8 billion, for an increase of $117.4 million, or 7 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.69 billion.

Deal: July tax revenues up 3.5 percent

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.