Legislation Sponsored by Hugh Williamson (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0224 SupportTax Credits for Job Creation in Rural Counties Hugh Williamson
6/1/2019 Effective Date Ways and Means Finance -
2019/03/29 Report Kathleen Bowen
This legislation would allow certain rural and economically distressed counties to utilize the investment tax credit against payroll withholding. In addition, for certain rural and economically distressed counties, the number of jobs necessary to qualify for the quality jobs tax credit is lowered - creation of 10 new jobs in Tier 1 counties, creation of 25 new jobs in Tier 2 counties and at least 50 jobs created for all other counties.

This legislation defines "rural county" as a county that has a population of less than 50,000 with 10 percent or more of such population living in poverty based upon the most recent, reliable and applicable data published by the US Bureau of Census.  For a list of county tier rankings see here.
HB 0378 SupportRental Car Excise Taxes - Collection by Marketplace Facilitators Hugh Williamson
3/10/2020 Senate Read and Referred Ways and Means Finance -
2019/02/22 Report 2019/03/01 Report 2020/02/21 Report 2020/03/13 Report Larry Ramsey
Revenue & Finance
This bill would require collection of the local-option 3% rental car excise tax by any entity/online platform (a "marketplace facilitator") that facilitates the rental/leaseof 5 or more vehicles.
HB 0406 NeutralJoint Development Authorities - Annual Reporting for Tax Digest Purposes Hugh Williamson
5/7/2019 Effective Date Ways and Means Finance -
2019/02/22 Report 2019/03/01 Report 2019/03/08 Report 2019/03/15 Report Larry Ramsey
Property Tax Revenue & Finance
This bill would require joint development authorities to prepare annual reports of their activities, including all agreements that impact the taxability of authority-related properties. Such information is to be used by counties in the development of the annual equalized tax digest.
HB 0633 NeutralMonroe, City of; municipal court; authorize assessment and collection of a technology fee Hugh Williamson
3/26/2019 Senate Read and Referred Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 1 Local Legislation
HB 1061 SupportSales Tax Collection - Allow Contingent Fee Contracts Hugh Williamson
3/2/2020 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
2020/02/28 Report Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance Sales Tax-Local
This bill would expand the Georgia Department of Revenue's authority to enter into contracts to identify underpaid/unpaid sales taxes, by allowing for contingent fee contracts whereby the vendor would retain a portion of the sales taxes it identifies and are collected.
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