The Georgia Department of Revenue released an updated proposal for rules on prestige license plates Monday. The Department had looked at implementing a rule that would bar plates from containing any references to weapons, drugs or alcohol. The brand new rules, however, no longer contain that ban.
Only three people signed up to speak at a public hearing Tuesday on the state’s newly proposed personalized license plate rules. The Georgia Department of Revenue hearing is a step officials must take before adopting the rules permanently.
This March the birthday tax and sales tax on new cars and trucks are going away, replaced with a new one-time title tax. But what does that mean for those thinking about buying a vehicle now? It depends on a variety of circumstances.
Georgia's new license plates will be available statewide starting Monday. The Georgia Department of Revenue says license plates issued prior to December 1, 2003, will be replaced either when owners renew their vehicle registration or when they register a vehicle for the first time.
Proposed legislation would make it illegal to pull money from citizen's bank accounts without their permission. The legislation was proposed after a computer glitch took thousands of dollars in state tax refunds from taxpayer's bank accounts last week.
Georgia's Department of Revenue has beefed-up its staff of agents to go after businesses that owe back taxes. Officials say they've added more than 30 tax agents in the last few months. The department’s top official, Bart Graham, says the extra personnel will cost over $2 million but will pay for itself within a few months.