Governor Deal: October revenues rise 5.9 percent

Photo: Byron E Small

Photo: Byron E Small









You ever notice how fees for government related services seem to rise year after year? Apparently the furloughs, cuts in services, layoffs, are all leading to an increase of the states coffers.

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that the state received $1.46 billion in net tax collections for the month of October, a $81.75 million increase or 5.9 percent compared to the same period last year. Year-to-date collections totaled $5.94 billion, an increase of nearly $329.25 million and 5.9 percent compared to the same point last year.

Individual income tax collections in October rose to $767.5 million, an increase of $10.75 million or 1.4 percent from the same time last year. Continue Reading…


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