Press Releases

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

October 9, 2018

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 direct assistance with hurricane relief efforts. A copy of this letter must be present for inspection in each vehicle operating under this temporary suspension. 

Deal: September tax revenues up 7.4 percent

October 4, 2018

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. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $5.81 billion, for an increase of $329.9 million, or 6 percent, compared to September 2017.

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

September 13, 2018

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 direct assistance with hurricane relief efforts. 

Deal: August tax revenues up 7 percent

September 10, 2018

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. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $3.58 billion, for an increase of $176.8 million, or 5.2 percent, compared to August 2017.

Deal: July tax revenues up 3.5 percent

August 6, 2018

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. July’s gross tax revenue receipts totaled $2.41 billion, for an increase of $136 million, or 6 percent, over July 2017.

Deal: June tax revenues up 1 percent

July 9, 2018

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s net tax collections for June totaled $1.98 billion, for an increase of $20.5 million, or 1 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.96 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled roughly $22.71 billion, for an increase of $961.3 million, or 4.4 percent, compared to June 2017, when net tax revenues totaled almost $21.75 billion.

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