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Tax Law

Here's the Deal: Georgia Governor Signs Several Significant Tax Bills

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law several significant tax bills, affecting various Georgia tax matters, including sales and use taxes, property taxes, corporate income taxes and state tax credits, which:

  • Adjust Georgia’s statutory interest rates applicable for both assessments and refunds for all tax types, as well as create new procedural requirements for sales tax refund claims.
  • Address the calculation of both the Georgia Jobs Tax Credit and Quality Jobs Tax Credit.
  • Authorize counties to exempt inventory at e-commerce fulfillment centers under the freeport exemption and also allows the Department of Revenue greater oversight over a counties’ taxation of property.

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