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AJC AT THE GOLD DOME STATE REVENUE; ; Tax revenue up $134 million in August

Sep 11, 2020 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Strong summer showing continues amid pandemic.

Georgia tax collections improved again in August, the second consecutive strong monthly showing for an economy battered earlier this

year by the COVID-19 recession.

The state announced Thursday that collections were up 7.7%, or $134 million, over August of 2019 and follow a jump in July numbers.

The positive report comes four months into the reopening of Georgia's economy following the coronavirus shutdown. Gov. Brian Kemp's ...