Vehicles will now be subject to a new, one-time title ad valorem tax (House Bill 386) that is based on the value of the vehicle.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
HB 386 replaces the annual ad valorem tax on newly purchased vehicles.
The so-called "birthday tax" that Georgia vehicle owners pay will end in March 2013 – for people who purchase a new vehicle. Vehicles purchased on or after March 1, 2013 and titled in this state will be exempt from sales and use tax and the annual ad valorem tax, according to the Georgia Department of Revenue. Instead, these vehicles will be subject to a new, one-time title ad valorem tax (House Bill 386) that is based on the value of the vehicle. The Fulton County Tax Commissioner's website explains what these major changes mean. The value of the vehicle is dependent upon the Georgia Department of Revenue motor vehicle valuation database, which calculates the average of the current wholesale and retail values of the motor vehicle. The …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The daughter of Whitney Houston was uninjured when her car went out of control and down an embankment.
A Chevy Camaro apparently driven by Bobbi Kristina Brown went off the roadway on Beaver Creek Road late this morning, traveling down an embankment before coming to a stop within Alpharetta's Big Creek Greenway trail system. Brown was uninjured in the accident, according to George Gordon, Alpharetta Public Safety spokesman. He said the Alpharetta 911 center received a call from a passer-by who said us a black vehicle had left a roadway and went down an embankment. When Alpharetta police officers arrived on the scene, they found Brown standing beside the car, which had moderate damage. Check out TMZ's website for a photo of the car. George said the investigation revealed the driver lost control, causing the car to leave Beaver Creek Road on …