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The Jackson County Tax Commissioner’s Office is restricting access to the facility. According to a release from Jackson County, effective Monday, March 23, 2020, only essential transactions will be processed, residents are advices to utilize online or e services for all other transactions.

Georgia lawmakers could change how vehicle tax revenue is split among local governments. House members voted 157-1 on Tuesday for House Bill 779, sending it to the Senate for more debate. Georgia charges a combined title fee and property tax when an owner first registers a vehicle in Georgia.

Georgia Tax Revenues Perk up as Lawmakers Grapple with Cuts

Feb 10, 2020

Georgia's tax collections are improving even as lawmakers grapple with budget cuts brought on by previous shortfalls. Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Monday that tax collections rose 4.5% in January compared to the same month in 2019.

Georgia Senate Panel Advances Plan to Review Tax Breaks

Feb 3, 2020
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Lawmakers could be in a better position to scrutinize tax breaks in Georgia under a plan advancing in the state Senate. The Senate Finance Committee on Monday voted unanimously to pass Senate Bill 302. It would let lawmakers request analyses of up to 10 tax breaks each year.

Bill to Increase Georgia Tax Collections Could Move Quickly

Jan 14, 2020
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Georgia lawmakers are nearing a deal to tighten sales tax collections by online marketplaces such as eBay and Etsy. House Bill 276 went to a conference committee with senators on Tuesday.

It remains to be seen just how many online sellers could be affected. Georgia's tax collections have lagged badly since the Republican-led legislature cut the state's top income tax rate last year.

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