Mon., July 23, 2012 10:00am
Nearly 60 candidates for Georgia's General Assembly have failed to pay their taxes on time, leading to more than $1 million in tax liens filed against them.
Mon., April 16, 2012 6:42am
Some state lawmakers are still having problems paying their taxes on time. Court records show that nine state legislators owe money on tax liens dating to at least September. And since then, new liens have been filed against 14 legislators, their businesses or their spouses.
Mon., September 19, 2011 8:26am
About a fifth of Georgia's state lawmakers have failed to pay their taxes on time. An investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows that federal, state or local governments have filed liens against 16 state senators and 32 representatives. A lien allows government officials to seize a person's property and sell it to recoup a tax debt.
Fri., April 22, 2011 3:33pm
The state Department of Revenue will hire more tax agents this summer to go after tax dodgers. That’s in addition to agents hired last year that have brought in tens of millions of dollars so far.
Fri., January 7, 2011 2:44pm
The state hired over a hundred people to ramp up its efforts to reel in back taxes. So far, they’ve brought in enough revenue to pay for the positions and then some.
Mon., September 27, 2010 8:59am
Georgia's revenue department is in the process of recouping individual and business back taxes.
Tue., September 21, 2010 7:58am
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.