Christians' best tool is love

...brothers and sisters in Christ. It is important to remember that Jesus Christ spent His time on Earth alongside corrupt tax collectors, dirty peasants, poor fishermen and the sickly, not the "most holy." Just as Jesus loved the sinners surrounding...

Allen seeks deal as commission considers action

...defends her right to collect payments for those services.The state law governing these agreements between cities and tax collectors changed in 2007, stipulating that in counties with more than 50,000 parcels such agreements should be between the...

Home stands 10 years after Abbeville standoff

...taxes owed on the tiny house in 2011. Abbeville County sold the home at auction in November 2012, said delinquent tax collector Dorothy Coates.Coates refused to release the name of the buyer or the purchase price, saying the deed to transfer...

Partial deal is reached on budget

...State lawmakers said Thursday they have struck a partial budget deal that would buy new police cars, hire more tax collectors and commit state funding for dredging the Port of Savannah.A committee of lawmakers from both chambers of the General...

Georgia Legislature | Metro
Downtown loft offers convenience, privacy

...fully-equipped kitchen doubles as the passageway between the living room and bedroom. But that's no problem for Gomez, a tax-collector for the city who lives by himself."I don't cook," he said. "So, I can just walk downstairs out to a cafe...

Real estate | Life
Broke states fight hard for online sales taxes

...had a physical presence within the state to act as tax collector.To get around the ruling, some states are expanding...trying to cause out-of-state retailers to be their tax collectors."To avoid having to collect sales tax, Amazon threatened...

Across Georgia

Delay has Georgia county scrambling for taxes KINGSLAND, Ga. - The year 2009 isn't ending quietly for tax collectors in coastal Camden County, where workers are being deluged with hundreds of property tax returns every day. Normally...

Millions in taxes yet to be paid

...to fix budget problems, Mr. Kendrick said. "For me," he said, "it was, this is what the citizens ask of the tax collector, to go after the taxes, and do it aggressively but compassionately." In the seven years before 2009 -- as far...

Government | Government
Senate could alter tax break measure

...to a fiscal note. Much of that new revenue would be captured by "casual" car sales that often go undetected by tax collectors. Perdue signs budget ATLANTA --- Gov. Sonny Perdue has signed an $18.9 billion amended budget that includes...

House panel gives OK to $18.9 billion budget

...budget restores $1.3 million to the state Department of Revenue to keep it from having to furlough auditors and tax collectors. State lawmakers say that with tax revenues plummeting the state needs the auditors more than ever to make sure that...