Reports detail finances of Gov. Deal, opponents

...Allen said. Separately, Copart, the firm that purchased Deal's company, has been fighting claims by the Georgia Department of Revenue that it failed to remit sales taxes of $74 million, including penalties and interest. Allen said the rent...

A chill of malfeasance

...county coffers.Allen, through her attorney, said she was unaware of the change in state law. However, Georgia Department of Revenue documents show Allen attended a training session in Athens in 2007 that covered the changes.Clearly, something...

Complaint about Confederate flag on specialty Georgia tag

...spokesman.The Georgia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans requested the new plate design, and the Georgia Department of Revenue recently approved it. The group's old plate had a small Confederate battle flag. The new one features an...

State documents indicate Allen received training on changes to tax law

...two cities, stated in a Jan. 17 letter to Gov. Nathan Deal that she was unaware of the change in law.The Georgia Department of Revenue provided documents Monday that show Allen attended training in May 2007 in Athens covering changes that were...

Governor informed of "possible malfeasance" Columbia County tax commissioner

...Allen was made aware of the changes in the law in a 2007 state training for tax commissioners conducted by the Georgia Department of Revenue.Grovetown and Harlem officials have said they thought the payments were going to the county, not to Allen's...

Some Columbia County disabled veterans to receive tax refunds from overcharges

...states weren't notified after the change, he said, or the state failed to notify local tax officials.The Georgia Department of Revenue notified counties in April and provided more details in June. Since then, the county tax office has been...

About 300 disabled veterans in Richmond County will get tax refunds

...state exemptions and sometimes are local, somehow the increase for this one just slipped through," he said.Georgia Department of Revenue spokesman Jud Seymour said Wednesday that "notifying the counties of this is not a function of the department...

Georgia Power pays more in property taxes with Vogtle growth

...digest, Chief Appraiser Phillip Wren said.The tax bills for the utility are calculated in Atlanta by the Georgia Department of Revenue, using a formula that takes into account the utility's other holdings.Georgia Power's parent company...

Tag office closures announced

The Lumpkin Road tag office will be closed Feb. 16 and March 2 for scheduled computer programming and training.The closure comes after the Georgia Department of Revenue asked that any motor vehicle tag office normally open on Saturdays to close.

Georgia law on March 1 does away with ad valorem tax on vehicles

...you have already paid ? sales and ad valorem ? and how long you intend to keep the car, she said.The Georgia Department of Revenue has an online calculator at www.dor.ga.gov that can help residents decide what option is best for them...