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Deal: July tax revenues up 1.7 percent

August 8, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for July totaled almost $1.61 billion, for an increase of $26.7 million, or 1.7 percent, compared to July 2015, when net tax collections totaled $1.58 billion. Gross tax revenue receipts totaled $2.16 billion for the month, for an increase of $78.9 million, or 3.8 percent, over last year.

Deal: June tax revenues up 0.7 percent

July 12, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for June totaled roughly $1.91 billion, for an increase of $13.4 million, or 0.7 percent, over June 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $20.81 billion, for an overall increase of nearly $1.79 billion, or 9.4 percent, compared to June 2015, when net tax revenues totaled $19.03 billion. 

Revenue Agents Execute Warrants at Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles

June 21, 2016

On Tuesday June 21, 2016, Department of Revenue Agents executed search warrants at all locations of Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles, and their corporate headquarters. In addition to the search warrants, Agents unsuccessfully attempted to serve arrest warrants on Shanga Hankerson, Gladys Knight’s son, at his home.

Deal: May tax revenues up 4.1 percent

June 6, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for May totaled roughly $1.56 billion, for an increase of $58.6 million, or 4.1 percent, over May 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $18.91 billion, for an overall increase of $1.7 billion, or 9.9 percent, compared to May 2015, when net tax revenues totaled $17.21 billion.

Deal: April Tax Revenues up 3.3 Percent

May 6, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $2.07 billion, for an increase of $63.6 million, or 3.3 percent, over April 2015. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $17.34 billion, for an overall increase of $1.56 billion, or 9.9 percent, compared to April 2015, when net tax revenues totaled $15.78 billion.

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