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Amid widening VW scandal, a stock sell-off, a credit downgrade and a halt to some car sales

...indicated that VW will be on the hook for the costs of higher car taxes following the revelation that carbon dioxide emissions...Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt noted that Germany's car tax is calculated on the basis of engine size and carbon dioxide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-04/amid-widening-vw-scandal-s
Across Georgia

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
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
To understand tag tax, you must recall history

...money the state was sending to localities to reduce the car tax," the GPPI said.As a result, 12 Department of Motor...Project has noted the negative consequences of the Virginia car tax reduction in every issue of its "Grading the States...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-03-24/understand-tag-tax-you-m
'No' voters still back TEE center

...collected but was never enough to complete the project. Under the plan, the TEE center bonds would be paid off by rental car taxes, parking deck operating profits, a 1 percent increase in the hotel/motel tax and $1 million per year in hotel/motel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-05-10/no-voters-still-back-tee-cent
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