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Due to COVID-19, DOR automatically extended income tax filing and payment deadlines. Remember to file and pay by Wednesday July 15, 2020.
All State offices, including the Department of Revenue, will be closed Friday, July 3 for Independence Day.
In recognition of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, Attorney General Chris Carr and Department of Revenue Commissioner David Curry are offering consumers tips about tax preparation and encouraging them to protect themselves from tax-related scams.
The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) began accepting individual income tax returns on January 27, 2020. The Department has found that having a later opening date has played an important role in the fight against fraud. The deadline to file 2019 individual income tax returns, without an extension, is Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
Atlanta, GA - The State of Georgia’s December net tax collections totaled nearly $2.23 billion for an increase of $65.8 million, or 3 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year when net tax collections totaled roughly $2.16 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $11.85 billion for an increase of roughly $32.3 million, or 0.3 percent, compared to FY 2019 when net tax revenues totaled almost $11.82 billion.
In the most recent legislative session, the Georgia General Assembly passed Senate Bill 65, which made several changes to the title ad valorem tax (TAVT) code sections, which apply to vehicles purchased or sold on or after January 1, 2020.
The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in November totaled almost $1.81 billion, for a decrease of $22.4 million, or -1.2 percent, compared to FY 2019 when net tax collections totaled $1.83 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $9.62 billion, for a decrease of roughly $33.6 million, or -0.3 percent, compared to FY 2019.
The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in October totaled $1.98 billion, for a decrease of $32.3 million, or -1.6 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $2.01 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $7.81 billion, for a decrease of $11.2 million, or -0.1 percent, compared to October FY 2019.
We are pleased to announce a new partnership between the Department of Revenue and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government to make a breadth of approved training available for tax assessors, appraisers and commissioners. This slate of courses, offered by the Institute of Government, covers numerous areas of interest to tax officials, including fraud prevention, internal controls, problem solving and leadership development.
T.E.N., a technology and information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm, announced today that Wes Knight, Chief Information Security Officer with the Georgia Department of Revenue will be honored as the 2019 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner during the ISE® North America Leadership Summit and Awards on Nov. 13-14, 2019 at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL.
The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in September totaled roughly $2.25 billion, for an increase of $15.7 million, or 0.7 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled $2.23 billion.
The Department of Revenue is reminding taxpayers of various upcoming tax filing deadlines. Taxpayers who needed additional time to file their individual income taxes, corporate taxes, or partnership taxes from the original April 15, 2019 deadline must file by Tuesday, October 15, 2019.