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Last Days to File State Income Taxes

April 10, 2013

Next Monday, April 15, taxpayers across the country will review electronic filings and flood post offices to send in federal and state taxes. If you still need to complete your Georgia taxes, follow these tips.

Checkoff Georgia Partnership Simplifies Charitable Giving

February 20, 2013

A coalition of charitable organizations, Checkoff Georgia has raised millions for worthy Georgia causes since 1989.

Tax Court Opens This Month

January 23, 2013

To speed tax disputes through the courts, legislators last spring unanimously passed House Bill 100. By creating the Georgia Tax Tribunal, the bill aims to foster consistency and transparency as businesses and individuals confront complex tax law.

What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for Georgians

January 3, 2013

To avoid the tax increases and spending cuts that economists feared might send the country back into recession, Congress on Tuesday passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

Applying for the Georgia Agricultural Tax Exemption

December 31, 2012

Launching tomorrow, the Georgia Agricultural Tax Exemption (GATE) program will help farmers apply for all tax exemptions, including the new ones on equipment purchase and energy use.

More Online Businesses to Collect Sales Taxes

October 12, 2012

In an effort both to make the retail market fair for all business owners and to draw more revenue for state programs, the General Assembly passed legislation that requires more online retailers to collect sales taxes starting this month.

Energy Saving Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

October 4, 2012

Governor Nathan Deal recently announced this weekend as the sales tax holiday for all ENERGY STAR and WaterSense products across the state.

Tax Credits for Film & Entertainment Industries

September 19, 2012

Georgia is providing up to 30% in tax credits for companies producing feature films, television series, music videos and commercials, as well as interactive games and animation.

Ending the Annual Ad Valorem Tax

August 19, 2012

The unpopular “birthday tax” car owners pay ended when Governor Nathan Deal signed the tax reform bill HB 386 earlier this year. The bill eliminates the annual ad valorem tax car owners pay and the sales tax manufacturers pay for future purchases.

Sales Tax Holiday for Back-to-School Shopping Starts Today

August 9, 2012

Starting today parents can take advantage of sales tax free back-to-school shopping.

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