New Georgia Laws Took Effect Jan. 1 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 January 2018 18:33
A number of new state laws went into effect on Jan. 1.
They were:
* A new tax provision will set the tax on used cars sales as the same as new vehicles, based on the sale price or the state's book value, whichever is higher. Used-car dealers say this means buyers will end up paying a lot more, but supporters of the law say used and new cars will now have the same tax formula.
* People who lease vehicles will no longer be taxed at a higher level and will now be taxed at the same level as everyone else.
* The state is now requiring local governments to pay a lump sum to any firefighter diagnosed with certain types of cancer as well as up to three years of disability to those who can’t work because of injury or illness related to the job.
* HB 154 gives dental hygienists the ability to provide basic dental care without a dentist present.
* In an effort to spur growth in the state’s music industry, lawmakers passed the Georgia Music Investment Act. The new law will provide a 15 percent tax incentive to music projects or tours in the State of Georgia.  

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