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Georgia State and Local Tax Updates September 2020

Georgia DoR issues sales tax ruling The Georgia Dept. of Revenue has issued a ruling on the sales tax application relating to a taxpayer’s business of providing document storage, data protection, digital/electronic document management, certified destruction and the sale of information management solutions. The sales of information delivered electronically or accessed online and the sales…

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Georgia State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

Georgia issues updated guidance on food sales tax exemptions The Georgia Dept. of Revenue has issued updated guidance on the sales and use tax exemption on sales of food and food ingredients to qualified food banks that was recently made indefinite by Georgia state law. The procedure for applying for sales tax exemption letters of…

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Georgia State and Local Tax Updates July 2020

Georgia: TAVT collected during July subject to distribution under new methodology The Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) of the Georgia Dept. of Revenue has issued a notice to tag offices and local governments that all Title and Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) collected during July will be subject to distribution under a new methodology. Accordingly, the first…

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Georgia Conformity to the CARES Act

Georgia Conformity to the Coronavirus Relief Act The Georgia governor signed House Bill 846 on June 30, 2020. Generally, Georgia will conform to most provisions included within the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act back to 2019 with a couple of exceptions. The state decoupled from two net operating loss provisions. Georgia…

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Georgia State and Local Tax Updates June 2020

Georgia DoR rules on taxability of charges by healthcare provider info management systems The Georgia Dept. of Revenue has ruled on the sales tax application for charges imposed by a provider of information management services to the healthcare industry. Charges for medical records delivered in any tangible format are subject to Georgia sales and use…

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