Important Tax Updates

Recent News

  • Governor Brian P. Kemp signed HB 1302, allowing for an income tax refund due to a revenue surplus.
  • Motor Fuel Tax Suspension
    • Governor Brian P. Kemp has extended the suspension of the state's excise tax on motor fuel sales. Read the FAQs

Important Dates

The deadline to file 2021 individual income tax returns, without an extension, is Monday, April 18, 2022. We will begin processing individual income tax returns on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

  • Most refunds are issued within 3 weeks from the date a return is received by the Department. However, it may take up to 12 weeks to process
  • First-time filers and those who have not filed in five or more years will receive a paper refund check
  • Employee W-2 information is due on January 31, 2022
  • Employers who file late may face penalties and delay employees’ tax refunds

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