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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
What would replace the car tax?

Getting rid of Georgia's car tax was a popular proposal in 1998 when...candidacy died, his kill-the-car-tax plan died with him, and then Republicans...at killing or sharply reducing the car tax. "We simply believe that Georgians...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/18/edi_96886.shtml
Editorials
Senators to debate car-tax cuts

...Carolina General Assembly following the April 21-23 sessions: Car taxes: Senators agreed to debate a $740 million car-tax cut plan after Republican Gov. David Beasley challenged them not to dodge the issue. Sen. John Courson, R-Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/26/met_226846.shtml
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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
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
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
Car tax relief could be tied to gambling

...gambling industry, said Tuesday that car tax relief should be tied to the Nov...than it likely will and now he thinks car tax relief should be funded instead...see that we can have a meaningful car tax reduction program is if the people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/25/met_268588.shtml
Metro
Killing car tax to cost plenty

...signs everywhere you went: 'No more car tax,' " said Mike Edwards, the deputy...Gilmore's promise, to do away with the car tax altogether, has never been fully...legislation passed in Virginia, the car-tax relief was to be phased in, beginning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/05/met_95342.shtml
Metro
Senate to debate car tax

...Beasley's challenge to debate a car tax cut plan, deciding to work immediately...Beasley dared the Senate to consider a car-tax relief plan. "Whatever you do...not enthusiastic about Courson's car tax bill. "That was a vehicle. We just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/22/met_226555.shtml
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South Carolina losing money in unpaid car tax bills

...track down those who don't pay their car tax bills, relying mostly on tickets...Department of Revenue does not track car tax collection. But county statistics...that there was a backlog of unpaid car tax bills totaling $1.5 million. Kindle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/28/met_420467.shtml
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