Car Tax to Stay

By: Tom Campbell Email
By: Tom Campbell Email

March 5, 2008
Atlanta, Ga--

The Georgia House has voted down an effort to erase the state's car tax.

The constitutional amendment pushed by House Speaker Glenn Richardson failed Wednesday on a 110 to 62 vote. It needed a two-thirds majority to pass.

The plan would have meant the loss of $672 million a year in tax revenues.

Critics called it "irresponsible.".

You pay the tax when you register or re-register your vehicle.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1212 Augusta, GA 30903 Main Telephone: (803) 278-1212 Newsroom: (803) 278-3111 newsroom@wrdw.com Fax: (803) 442-4561
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 16263521 - wrdw.com/a?a=16263521
Gray Television, Inc.