Press Releases

Deal: October tax revenues up 8.6 percent

November 7, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for October totaled nearly $1.77 billion, for an increase of $140.2 million, or 8.6 percent, compared to October 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $7.08 billion, for an increase of $323.2 million, or 4.8 percent, over last year when net tax revenues totaled nearly $6.76 billion at the end of October. 

DOR Extends relief to Hurricane Matthew Victims

October 17, 2016

The Georgia Department of Revenue is providing tax relief to the victims of Hurricane Matthew that took place beginning on October 4, 2016, in certain Georgia counties. This announcement coincides with the relief announcements issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

Deal: September tax revenues up 2.5 percent

October 7, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that net tax collections for September totaled approximately $2.01 billion, for an increase of $48.3 million, or 2.5 percent, compared to September 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $5.31 billion, for an increase of $183 million, or 3.6 percent, compared to last year, when net tax revenues totaled nearly $5.13 billion at the end of the first quarter. 

Deal: August tax revenues up 6.8 percent

September 12, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for August totaled $1.69 billion, for an increase of $108 million, or 6.8 percent, compared to August 2015, when net tax collections totaled $1.58 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue receipts totaled almost $3.3 billion, for an increase of nearly $134.7 million, or 4.3 percent, compared to last year.

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