Weekly report from Senator Jack Hill

Jack Hill Senator, Ga., 4th District

August is a Spectacular Month for Revenues

Led by the top two categories’ strong performance, August state revenues turned in a very strong month growing 7.0 percent on total revenues of $1.803 billion. The total gain over a year ago for the month was $117.4 mil- lion. This puts the state some $90 million ahead of budget for the two months of the Fy 2019 budget. 

Income Tax Category Over 8 Percent 

Individual income taxes were up 8.9 percent for the month on revenues of $939.4 million. Within that category, while refunds were up $14.7 million, individual withholding payments were up substantially, some $78.7 million, and other categories were also up a total of $13 million.

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