Gov. Nathan Deal has announced Georgia collected $1.41 billion in net tax revenue last month. The figure represents a 6.7 percent increase compared with July 2012. In a statement, Deal said Monday that the percentage increase translates to about $88.5 million in additional tax revenue compared with July 2012.
The so-called birthday tax on cars is over for people who buy vehicles starting Friday. Lawmakers last year replaced the annual tax on the value of your vehicle with a one-time title tax paid when you buy a car.