Georgia – Gov’s Budget Director Speaks To DPS Cuts, Internet Sales Taxes

The director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget acknowledged his unfavorable position of being the last state agency head to speak during the three days of the legislature’s joint budget hearings, and to boot, he was the last Continue reading Georgia – Gov’s Budget Director Speaks To DPS Cuts, Internet Sales Taxes

Georgia – Online Sales Tax For Big Retailers Signed Into Law

Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation imposing state sales taxes on online purchases facilitated by large retailers like Amazon, Google and Uber. The tax is projected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars annually in Georgia. Lawmakers in Georgia’s House Continue reading Georgia – Online Sales Tax For Big Retailers Signed Into Law

Georgia – Lawmakers Reach Deal To Collect More Online Sales Taxes

Four days into the 2020 General Assembly session the lawmakers agreed to a new internet and app sales tax measure that could provide a major boost to the state’s shaky bottom line. House and Senate leaders agreed Thursday morning to Continue reading Georgia – Lawmakers Reach Deal To Collect More Online Sales Taxes

GEORGIA – Albany City Commission Approves Request For Sales Tax Records

Business sales tax records will become a little more transparent for Albany finance officials as they take advantage of a law passed last year allowing them to see the amount of sales tax dollars reported to the Georgia Department of Continue reading GEORGIA – Albany City Commission Approves Request For Sales Tax Records

GEORGIA – More Retailers Found Charging Wrong Sandy Springs Sales Tax

Two more major retailers have been found incorrectly charging Atlanta’s higher sales tax rate within Sandy Springs. And the state Department of Revenue is acknowledging that, barring an audit or formal complaint, such incorrectly calculated sales tax money likely goes Continue reading GEORGIA – More Retailers Found Charging Wrong Sandy Springs Sales Tax

GEORGIA – February Net Tax Revenues Up 5.5 Percent Statewide

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for February totaled almost $1.3 billion, for an increase of $67.6 million — or 5.5 percent — compared to February 2018, when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.23 billion, according to a press Continue reading GEORGIA – February Net Tax Revenues Up 5.5 Percent Statewide

GEORGIA – House Backs Uber, Lyft, Airbnb Tax Collections

Whether ride-share companies such as Lyft and Uber have to begin collecting sales taxes from customers in Georgia will be decided on the final day of the 2019 session. The Georgia House approved a bill Friday for a second time Continue reading GEORGIA – House Backs Uber, Lyft, Airbnb Tax Collections

Georgia – GA Georgia Sales and Use Tax: Wireless Service Providers’ Refund Denied Because Customers Were Not Reimbursed

Yahoo Finance News DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ The Georgia Court of Appeals upheld a trial court’s decision that a group of wireless communications service providers were barred from seeking refunds prior to refunding the taxes to their customers (New Continue reading Georgia – GA Georgia Sales and Use Tax: Wireless Service Providers’ Refund Denied Because Customers Were Not Reimbursed