Thu., February 28, 2013 7:39pm
Nearly $9 million has been collected in taxes from three regions that voted to approve a 10-year, one percent transportation sales tax last year. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokeswoman Karlene Barron said Thursday that more than $8.7 million was collected from the Central Savannah River, River Valley and Heart of Georgia-Altamaha regional commission districts. The regions span 46 of the state's 159 counties.
Fri., November 2, 2012 12:16pm
Delta Air Lines says Superstorm Sandy cut its revenue by $45 million last month as it was forced to cancel more than 3,500 flights. The Atlanta company, the world's second-largest airline after United, said its October profit was reduced by about $20 million.
Wed., July 27, 2011 11:44am
Slowly but steadily, Georgia's sea turtle license plate has begun providing financial help for the Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island.
Tue., July 26, 2011 2:50pm
A number of counties statewide have made, or are considering, significant hikes in property taxes to make up budget deficits. It’s become a last ditch option for local governments that have already cut spending to the bone. Tuesday night, local commissioners in the metro Atlanta counties of Clayton and Cobb narrowly approved property tax hikes. Other counties are considering raising property taxes, including Crisp and Stewart counties in southwest Georgia.
Tue., February 8, 2011 6:54pm
Georgia’s revenue increased $117 million in January. That’s according to numbers released today by Governor Nathan Deal.
Tue., January 18, 2011 12:41pm
Higher fuel prices and plane repair expenses held-down net income growth for Delta Air Lines in the last quarter.
Tue., November 16, 2010 10:48am
The Atlanta-based company saw a jump in net-income and says a tight hold on expenses helped to bring about a positive report.
Wed., November 10, 2010 6:40pm
Tax collection are up. Governor Sonny Perdue announced Wednesday that net revenue collections for the month of October 2010 (FY11) totaled $1,233,073,000 compared to $1,140,090,000 for September 2009 (FY10), an increase of $92,983,000 or 8.2 percent.
Wed., September 8, 2010 2:21pm
Georgia's revenue collections were up a third straight month in August. The jump of 12.7 percent in collections is a bigger rise than even the two previous months: Georgia's revenue was up 4.7 percent in July and rose 3.8 percent in June -- over one year's time.
Tue., April 6, 2010 2:53pm
There is finally some good news concerning revenue numbers for the state.