Sat., December 1, 2012 3:00pm
Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss says the country should raise more money through changes in the tax code and use it to gradually pay off the national debt.
Thu., June 28, 2012 10:26am
The decision appears to be a victory for the Obama administration over critics who said the health care overhaul was unconstitutional.
Fri., January 13, 2012 6:58pm
Gov. Nathan Deal reports that the state's overall tax collections are down for the first time in 18 months. The figures released Friday show net tax collections for Georgia in December totaled $1.54 billion, a decrease of $19 million or 1.2 percent compared to last December. Through six months of fiscal year 2012, net revenue collections totaled $8.25 billion, an increase of 5.2 percent compared to same period last year..
Wed., August 10, 2011 2:51pm
Gov. Nathan Deal officially issued the call for the special legislative session on redistricting Wednesday. And when legislators return to the state Capitol Monday, they will also tackle changing the date of a regional transportation tax vote.
Tue., March 8, 2011 3:04pm
New revenue numbers show collections are up significantly from this time last year. The state netted $148 million more last month over February 2010. That’s a 26 percent spike. Individual income tax collection drove the rise, more than doubling from last year to $185 million. But state officials attribute the jump to an accounting change.
Mon., December 6, 2010 3:47pm
The Georgia Farm Bureau’s 72nd annual convention is underway on Jekyll Island. Governor-elect Nathan Deal told the group Monday he plans to cut state spending to keep within the state’s shrinking state budget. The agriculture industry – the state’s largest—receives generous tax exemptions from the state. The head of a commission tasked with overhauling Georgia’s tax code promised it would recommend keeping tax breaks for the agriculture industry.
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.
Thu., September 2, 2010 1:18pm
Overhauling Georgia’s tax code is the subject of a public hearing Thursday in Macon. The discussion is part of a statewide tour by the “Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians.” The state legislature created the group and charged its members with formulating tax reform recommendations by January 2011.
Wed., May 12, 2010 5:17pm
Gov. Sonny Perdue has signed legislation that would hike dozens of Georgia
Wed., March 24, 2010 4:15pm
Privately owned surgical centers are fighting a proposed 1.45 percent bed t