Nonprofits seek tax credit guarantee for donors

...Friday that they are holding off until the S.C. Department of Revenue can guarantee their donors will get the tax credit...available for 2014 tax returns, according to the Department of Revenue.Without a directed process, "it could put the...

Augusta catering company investigated for alcohol sales

The Georgia Department of Revenue is investigating an Augusta catering company on charges of selling...to a "speedy resolution to the investigation."A Georgia Department of Revenue representative refused to comment on the case.

Former security chief: Protecting taxpayer data wasn't a priority

COLUMBIA - The Department of Revenue was more concerned with keeping employees from accessing news...information and other sensitive data.Shealy said Mike Garon, the Department of Revenue's former chief information officer, was a micromanager who...

New South Carolina contract raises identify-theft protections

...fall's massive hacking at South Caro lina's Department of Revenue should get more identity theft protection services...paperwork to clear records and restore credit.The Department of Revenue hacker stole unencrypted information from tax filings...

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...

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...

Commission votes no on property tax increase

...meeting at 11:30 a.m. Monday to adopt and approve a mill rate that will need to be submitted to the Georgia Department of Revenue. Its only other option was to restart the process and revisit the proposal in two weeks.Lockett said that he...

Jason Carter's plan to fund education may not be as fruitful as he hopes, experts say

...taxes, pointing to a January report by the Department of Audits & Accounts that includes an estimate from the Department of Revenue of $4.4 billion outstanding. Carter figures if he only collects half of what scofflaws owe, it will be a major...

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...

Legislators look at simplifying Georgia alcohol rules

...1-liter bottles that customers bring from home for filling, aren't mentioned at all in the law, even though the Department of Revenue regulates them.It's a process that lawmakers call housekeeping.Maxwell, a Republican from Dallas, wants...