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SC to reduce income tax withholdings

...leave more money in the paychecks of workers. But the move will reduce the amount of state income tax refunds.Revenue Department Director Rick Reames says the move will eventually put $1 billion back in people's paychecks each year. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-18/sc-reduce-income-tax-withh
Delays in evidence gathering slow VA medical records trial

...health care matters.Henderson was indicted in July. He is free on bond.Henderson was the supervisor of the revenue department and chief of fee basis from 2012 to 2014. The office helped coordinate medical care to eligible veterans. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-06/delays-evidence-gather
Augusta VA supervisor accused of ordering falsified records

...released on a $15,000 secured bond.According to his indictment, Henderson from 2012 to 2014 was supervisor of the revenue department and chief of fee basis (now called Non-VA Care Coordination), which helped coordinate medical care to eligible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-07-17/augusta-va-supervisor-accuse
Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...the Highway Department, the Welfare Department and the Health Department; it brought greater efficiency to the Revenue Department; strengthened the mental health program; built a police academy and a new governor's mansion; made tourism...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-05-24/augusta-born-gov
Metro Augusta tax preparers seeing a rush of last-minute filers

...about 1.7 million returns had been processed through April 6, with refunds averaging at $842. The state's revenue department expects to receive nearly 2.2 million returns this year, spokeswoman Bonnie Swingle said.Steve Harvey, a master...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-14/metro-augus
Georgia lawmakers battle over ending tax credits for electric vehicles

...Department of Revenue. In that year, 3,577 electric vehicles registered compared with 596 in 2012.In 2013, the Revenue Department granted $14.2 million in zero-emission tax credits to 3,313 taxpayers. The number is expected to be higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-08/georgia-lawmakers-battle-ove
Independent ends run for South Carolina governor endorses Vincent Sheheen

...conference at the Reedy River where Sheheen was already scheduled to talk about the hacking incident at the state Revenue Department two years ago.Twenty minutes later, Ervin was raising Sheheen's hand in front of cameras, saying: "Make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-28/independent-en
Jason Carter's plan to fund education may not be as fruitful as he hopes, experts say

...to have deadbeats fund part of his education boost may face problems.Deal already increased resources for the Revenue Department twice, resulting in 150 more auditors and other employees as well as technical equipment. That succeeded in squeezing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-02/jason-carters-plan-fund-
South Carolina tax returns hacked

...system in early September, and later learned that an earlier attempt was made in late August, according to the revenue department.The agency said Friday that two other breaches occurred in mid-September, "and to the best of the department's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-10-26/south-carolina-tax-retur
South Carolina taxpayers jamming state phone lines after 'hacking' revelation

...sign up for protection after the breach that exposed 3.6 million Social Security numbers on file with the state revenue department.Gov. Nikki Haley and other officials said the state's Department of Revenue had fallen victim to an international...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-29/south-carolina-taxpaye