Month: February 2019

DOR Extends Relief to Farmers and Fishermen

The Georgia Department of Revenue is providing estimated tax penalty relief to farmers and fisherman.  Georgia law allows farmers and fishermen to not pay estimated tax payments during the year if they meet certain requirements, including filing their Georgia income tax return and paying any tax due by March 1st.  However, many farmers and fishermen …

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Deadlines Extended for Motor Vehicle Registrations in Cherokee, Jackson Counties – Alabama Department of Revenue

MONTGOMERY, Feb. 28, 2019 – The deadline to renew February 2019 motor vehicle registrations and pay property tax on vehicles has been extended through March 15 for Cherokee and Jackson counties, which were affected by the severe weather noted in the State of Emergency Declaration proclaimed by the Governor on Feb. 23. This extension applies …

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Child seat technology, conventions change with the times

By David Woodfill / ADOT Communications For this Throwback Thursday, we look back to a 1973, when safety standards were a little different than they are today. Here is a picture I found in ADOT’s archives that was dated Nov. 29, 1973, and simply labeled “safety project studies.” While it’s not clear exactly what the safety …

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DOR to Begin Accepting Timber Tax Credit Applications March 1, 2019

In November of 2018, the Georgia General Assembly enacted House Bill 4EX.  This bill allows eligible taxpayers to apply for a Timber Tax Credit to assist in offsetting the substantial economic losses incurred during Hurricane Michael. Per House Bill 4EX, eligible timber properties must be located in the disaster area established in Executive Order 11.06.18.01, …

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Extreme winter weather closes roads, stretches resources

Extreme winter weather closes roads, stretches resources

A series of winter storms pounded the region this week, bringing heavy snowfall to the region and causing multiple road closures. The extreme weather forced ITD to rally personnel and equipment to meet the challenge. The department shifted equipment and staffing resources as best as possible around the state. It has been …

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Your Life Can Be Saved With Just A Click

February 28, 2019  ~ FHP Troopers to Join Nationwide Click It or Ticket Campaign ~        TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Starting tomorrow, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) will join local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country for the national Click It or Ticket safety belt enforcement campaign this month.  In Florida, …

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