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

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

Georgia – Sales Tax On Netflix

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) – Officials said there might be a new tax on digital streaming services in Georgia. Streaming services like Netflix might be taxed if a bill sponsored by State Rep. Jay Powell goes through, officials said. Officials said the bill is designed Continue reading Georgia – Sales Tax On Netflix

Georgia – Online Sales Tax Goes Into Effect Today (January 1, 2019)

Hope you’ve already spent those holiday gift cards. Georgians who shop online can expect to pay a little more on some purchases this year after a bill signed by Gov. Nathan Deal goes into effect today. Georgia House Bill 61 Continue reading Georgia – Online Sales Tax Goes Into Effect Today (January 1, 2019)