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Metro Augusta tax preparers seeing a rush of last-minute filers

...filed in Georgia as of Monday, with a total of 4.6 million returns expected for the year, according to Georgia Department of Revenue spokesman Nick Genesi. In South Carolina, about 1.7 million returns had been processed through April 6, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-14/metro-augus
Georgia sees tax fraud spike

ATLANTA - Georgia Department of Revenue officials say they're already seeing numerous...third-party security breaches.Officials say the Department of Revenue has flagged a significant number of returns as potentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-06/georgia-sees-tax-fraud-spike
Tougher DUI reporting, sentences sought

...violations and ambulance calls yearly, but the Georgia Department of Revenue never withdrew its alcohol license because none...he said."That basically ties the hands of the Department of Revenue," he said. "They cannot act when they don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-10/tougher-dui-reporting-
Georgia lawmakers battle over ending tax credits for electric vehicles

...the credits.The popularity of electric vehicles soared in Georgia in 2013, according to data from the state Department of Revenue. In that year, 3,577 electric vehicles registered compared with 596 in 2012.In 2013, the Revenue Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-08/georgia-lawmakers-battle-ove
Across Georgia

...checks on drivers, identify vehicles with tags of some sort and pay sales taxes or a per-car fee to the Georgia Department of Revenue.Cowboy takes walk along busy freewayATLANTA - A cowboy spotted riding one horse and guiding another on the shoulder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/across-georgia
Edgefield distillery gaining share of local market

...businesses like theirs in the state. Now, there are 22 micro-distilleries registered with the South Carolina Department of Revenue, according to spokeswoman Bonnie Swingle.Georgia has 16 permitted distilleries in the state, according to Jim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-23/edgefield-d
Sales tax holidays to open August in Georgia, South Carolina

...sales-tax holiday has resulted in $3 million in foregone revenue, according to Bonnie Swingle, of the state Department of Revenue. Critics of the special sales-tax reprieves have argued the holiday doesn't spur additional spending but instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-14/sales-tax-holidays-ahead-georgia-so
Augusta commissioners to discuss millage rate, vacancy today

...called meeting Monday at 11:30 a.m. to adopt and approve a mill rate that will then be submitted to the Georgia Department of Revenue.Compromise might not come easy. Some commissioners, including District 4's Alvin Mason, vehemently opposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-24/augusta-commissioners-
Augusta Commission votes 7-0 to raise property taxes

...bonus for all staff plus the opportunity for them to sell five vacation days back to the city.Facing Georgia Department of Revenue deadlines for setting the millage rate, which must be done before tax bills are mailed to collect both Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/augusta-commission-votes
Back-to-school shoppers take note: Pay no tax this weekend

...expected from the event, according to the Georgia Retail Federation.Across the state border, the South Carolina Department of Revenue estimates shoppers in the Palmetto State will save about $3 million during the three-day sales tax holiday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-01/back-school