Georgia’s revenues increase by 5 percent in February

Georgia’s revenues totaled almost $838 million in February, enough for a roughly 5 percent increase from the same time last year.

Gov. Nathan Deal’s office said Thursday that year-to-date tax collections also shot up about 5 percent compared to the same point in 2013.

An increase in individual income tax collections and increased fee collections from the new motor vehicle scheme accounted offset a $50 million dip in sales tax receipts.

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