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