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Hundreds mistakenly denied car tax creditATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Revenue is working to correct an error that led to hundreds of electric car owners being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-03/across-georgia
Lawmakers rush to award tax break for Mercedes-Benz in chaotic final session

...employees, and those employees would normally have to pay car taxes.A plan that emerged after 10 p.m. Thursday would...paying about $1.3 million in annual state and local car taxes. Instead, the firm would owe much cheaper application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-03/lawmakers-rush-award-tax-break-merc
Georgia's May tax collections rise

...shoppers. Despite those reductions, sales and Use Tax collections increased by $36 million.The legislation that ended the car tax also lowered the income taxes for married couples starting Jan. 1, 2013. But overall, the growing economy resulted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-09/georgias-may-tax-collectio
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:I JUST GOT MY car tax bill from Columbia County. Is it OK if I just pay half of it?IT'S NICE TO SEE a new pub opening in downtown Augusta. In your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/rants-raves
Deal to move Atlanta Braves is approved

...payment would come from existing property taxes that now pay off debt for park projects and from lodging taxes, a rental car tax and levies on business in a special commercial district around the stadium site.The Braves' initial contribution to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-26/deal-move-atlanta-braves
Georgia revenue growth up 2 percent for August

...the collections had been reduced while motor vehicle fees have increased under the system that replaced the old birthday car tax.Meanwhile, corporate income tax collections increased nearly $3.5 million in August.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-09-10/georgia-revenue-growth-2-percent-au
Car ownership costs depend on more than gas prices

...was only $2,204, about $1,000 below the national average. Taxes and fees on cars total just $157 per year, the study showed. Car ownership costs $2,227 in Alaska, which has no sales tax and car taxes and fees that total $202.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-08/car-ownership-costs-depend
Cobb County approves plan for Braves stadium

...payment would come from existing property taxes that now pay off debt for park projects and from lodging taxes, a rental car tax and levies on business in a special commercial district around the stadium site.The Braves' initial contribution to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-11-27/cobb-county-approves-pla
Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

...in existing property taxes that now pay off debt for park projects. The rest would come from lodging taxes, a rental car tax and levies on businesses in a special commercial district around the stadium site.The Braves' initial contribution would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-08/tea-party-battles-busine
Georgia law on March 1 does away with ad valorem tax on vehicles

...reason to rush to do anything."March 1 is just the beginning," she said. "It is not the end all, be all day for car taxes."Option for someDouse said most car owners will fall into three categories when it comes to the new tax.First, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-23/georgia-law-march-1-does