Georgia- Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Renewing 1% Water/Sewer Tax

The ballot asked, “Shall a special 1% sales and use tax be reimposed in the city of Atlanta for a period of time not to exceed 16 calendar quarters (four years) and for the raising of not more than $750 Continue reading Georgia- Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Renewing 1% Water/Sewer Tax

Georgia- Study: Coronavirus fallout could cost Georgia more than $1 billion in sales tax revenue APRIL 22, 2020

A Georgia State University study estimates the state could lose more than $1 billion in sales tax revenue this year due to fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. State and local governments rely on sales tax dollars to fund everything from schools, Continue reading Georgia- Study: Coronavirus fallout could cost Georgia more than $1 billion in sales tax revenue APRIL 22, 2020

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 – State Lawmakers Pass New Internet Sales Tax Bill

RINGGOLD, Ga. — A new internet sales tax in Georgia is one step away from being reality. All that is left is for Governor Kemp to sign off on it, but it may affect some of the popular luxuries you depend Continue reading Georgia – State Lawmakers Pass New Internet Sales Tax Bill

Multi-State – Georgia, Arizona Legislatures Consider Economic Nexus and Marketplace Facilitator Laws

A bill that would require online retailers and marketplace facilitators to collect and remit sales tax in Arizona was introduced in the state’s House of Representatives on Wednesday, February 13. Meanwhile, on Monday, March 4, the Georgia House of Representatives Continue reading Multi-State – Georgia, Arizona Legislatures Consider Economic Nexus and Marketplace Facilitator Laws

GEORGIA – Proposed Rideshare Tax Will Hurt Business, Public Safety

Georgia senators have added a last-minute amendment to HB 276 that would assess an excessive tax on Georgians who use rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft. The amendment text hasn’t been published on the Georgia General Assembly webpage yet, but Continue reading GEORGIA – Proposed Rideshare Tax Will Hurt Business, Public Safety

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 – Rideshare Drivers To Georgia Lawmakers: No Sales Tax

A bill to tax Uber, Lyft is advancing in legislature ATLANTA — There was a last ditch effort Monday to stop a bill that would tax rideshare companies. Uber and Lyft pay no sales taxes in Georgia now. Drivers were Continue reading Georgia – Rideshare Drivers To Georgia Lawmakers: No Sales Tax

Georgia – Georgia House Backs Sales Taxes For Customers Of Uber, Airbnb, Others

The Georgia House passed two bills targeting internet-based businesses this week that would mean big money for the state, and they could bump up the tab for Georgians who use ride-share and short-term housing rental services. The sponsor of both Continue reading Georgia – Georgia House Backs Sales Taxes For Customers Of Uber, Airbnb, Others