You are here

This Week in GeorgiaGov: Business

Georgia's Automotive Industry Boom

August 2, 2013

Industries are thriving in Georgia, especially in the automotive sector, with businesses such as Kia and Porsche using Georgia for their North American hubs.

Corporation Filing Improvements Coming

July 9, 2013

The Secretary of State Office is responding to user feedback to improve its new corporate filing system.

Georgia Ag Forecast Meetings Start This Week

January 22, 2013

Starting this Friday, University of Georgia agronomists and economists will meet with farmers to discuss this year's outlook for the growing season.

Leveraging Our Strengths to Move the Georgia Lottery Corporation Forward

November 20, 2012

The Georgia Lottery is second-to-none with regard to its reputation, professionalism and commitment to maximizing funds for the educational programs in the state of Georgia. For the last 19 years much has been accomplished to generate more than $13.8 billion for Georgia’s HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia’s Pre-K program.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits Move to Electronic Delivery

November 2, 2012

Starting today, all recipients of unemployment insurance will get benefits electronically, either through direct bank deposit or debit card.

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 22, 2012

The opportunity to earn a living and be self-supporting is a broadly held goal by Americans. Unfortunately, the rate and level of employment for people with disabilities is staggeringly low. Learn how employers can foster employment opportunities and increase workplace participation for people with disabilities.

Career Centers Help Both Job Seekers & Employers

October 17, 2012

The Georgia Department of Labor manages nearly 50 career centers around the state, assisting job seekers find employment and employers hire skilled workers.

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.

Job Seeker Beware: Work-at-Home Scams

September 21, 2012

Working from home offers a flexible schedule, low overhead costs, and commuting cost and time savings. But not all work-from-home opportunities offer legitimate employment. Learn about the top four scams and tips to help avoid the hazards of finding work-at-home employment.

Film Production in Georgia

September 10, 2012

Georgia has been the set for hundreds of films, commercials, photo shoots, music videos, television shows and series. The state’s diverse demographics, geography, moderate climate, production resources, and financial incentives have made it a desirable location for many producers.