Fri., April 8, 2011 3:57pm (EDT)

Ga. Revenues On Upward Climb
By Associated Press
Updated: 3 years ago

ATLANTA   —  
State money managers reported Friday that tax collections rose $107 million — or 10.7 percent — in March when compared to the same month last year.
State money managers reported Friday that tax collections rose $107 million — or 10.7 percent — in March when compared to the same month last year.
Georgia tax revenues are continuing to rebound.

State money managers reported Friday that tax collections rose $107 million — or 10.7 percent — in March when compared to the same month last year.

For the fiscal year that began July 1, revenues are up more than 12 percent, or $372 million, from the same quarter last year.

The data show that individual income tax collections shot up by 12.5 percent over the same month last year. That's an increase of about $43 million.

Finance officials also say sales tax collections were up by 16.4 percent from the same month last year.