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HB 982 - Amending Wage Garnishment Procedures for Late Taxpayers - Georgia Key Vote


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Legislation - Conference Report Rejected (House) (61-86) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (46-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (95-68) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amending Wage Garnishment Procedures for Late Taxpayers

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates an administrative garnishment process through which the Department of Revenue can garnish property, rights to property, wages, or other compensation of a delinquent taxpayer up to the amount of the full debt owed by such taxpayer.

-Requires the Department of Revenue to send a summons of administrative garnishment to a garnishee no earlier than 30 days after the delinquent taxpayer has waived or exhausted administrative or judicial remedies regarding the underlying tax assessment (Sec. 2). -Specifies that any garnishee who "willfully fails or refuses" to surrender property, rights to property, or money subject to administrative garnishment shall be personally liable to the Revenue Commissioner for a sum equal to the value of the property, rights to property, or money not surrendered but not exceeding the amount of the applicable tax, interest, and penalties (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Administrative Wage Garnishment for Late Taxpayers


  • Larry O'Neal Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
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