Sunday, January 13, 2013
HB 386 replaces the annual ad valorem tax on newly purchased vehicles.
Sunday, January 13
The so-called "birthday tax" that Georgia vehicle owners pay will end in March 2013 -- for people who purchase a new vehicle. Effective March 1, 2013, House Bill 386 removes the sales tax and the annual ad valorem tax on newly purchased vehicles, according to a Gwinnett County newsletter. Instead, there will be a new title tax of 6.5 percent in 2013 -- only due each time the vehicle is sold and titled. It applies to dealer sales as well as sales between individuals.You'll pay this tax in the county where you register the vehicle. -- Will the new Georgia tax affect your decision to purchase a new vehicle? Use the comments box below to respond. However, you will continue to pay the annual ad valorem tax on vehicle(s) that you currently own. …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The new laws are intended to aid treatment and improve the quality of life for people arrested for DUI.
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Saturday, January 5
New DUI laws going into effect in the State of Georgia today will include expanded permits for first-time offenders and so-called "two in five" offenders, with the aim of improving treatment of people who drive drunk. Senate Bill 236, which was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal on April 16, modifies Article 3, Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) as well as Article 7 of Chapter 8 of Title 42. These articles reference punishment for drivers arrested for DUI and govern ignition interlock devices, which prevent offenders from driving while drunk. Starting today, first-time offenders over 21 years of age or so-called "first in five years" offenders will be eligible for an expanded hardship permit that will …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Cobb Tax Commissioner Gail Downing provides important information about changes, which go into effect March 1.
Friday, January 4
Cobb Tax Commissioner Gail Downing provides important information about changes, which go into effect March 1, 2013. Keep up with news by subscribing to our free email newsletter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.