Windham Brannon donates $140K to Georgia hospitals

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Esports Venue Coming To Mall of Georgia

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Allied Esports and Simon announced that the Mall of Georgia, located in Buford, Georgia, will host the companies’ initial esports venue, according to a press release. The upcoming Mall of Georgia location as well as future locations will become key components of the Simon Cup.

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Georgia’s Push To Reopen Falls Flat As Consumers Stay Home

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began to get its early actual data (as opposed to theoretical predictions) as Alaska, Georgia, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas and all began lifting some of the stricter parts of the social distancing regulations to allow slightly more social mobility, according to CNN.

Georgia Looks At Reopening Some Businesses This Week

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Georgia Gov. But Kemp’s ideas for reopening are aligned fairly well with the government’s proposed rules , including 14 days of declining virus cases, of which Georgia will have had 10 on Friday if that continues.

Consumer Uncertainty Overshadows Georgia’s Reopening, Atlanta Fed Chief Says

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Raphael Bostic , president of the Atlanta Federal Reserve, called Georgia’s reopening rollout a “mixed bag” in which only parts of the state were eager to go back out. Georgia’s initial push to reopen occurred in late April as Gov.

Georgia Tech Data Breach Leaves 1.3M Exposed

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The Georgia Institute of Technology confirmed that it suffered a data breach that has exposed the personal information of 1.3 “A central Georgia Tech database was accessed by an unknown outside entity. Georgia Tech’s cybersecurity team is conducting a thorough forensic investigation to determine precisely what information was extracted from the system, which may include names, addresses, Social Security numbers and birthdates,” the school revealed in a press release.

Georgia State Tax Updates

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Scott to Present at Georgia VMA Veterinary Business 101 Event

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Beth Scott, a director in the firm’s Veterinary Services Group, will present at Georgia Veterinary Medical Association’s (GVMA) Veterinary Business 101 event Aug. 5 in Atlanta, GA

O’Neil, Scott to Present at the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association's Practice Owners Conference

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Terry O’Neil and Beth Scott will present at the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association’s (GVMA) Practice Owners Conference. Taking place on Aug. 23-25 at Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange, GA, the event will cover key areas of practice operations, including human resources, financial management, and practice optimization

Gaming Disbursements, Fitness Studios, Georgia’s Reopening Top This Week’s News

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We have deep dives gaming disbursements and fitness studios in addition to Georgia’s move to reopen. Georgia’s Push To Reopen Falls Flat As Consumers Stay Home . News ABC Financial Digital Gaming Georgia Lyft PayPal Peloton PPP loans Snap Square Uber Weekender

Georgia’s Big COVID Comeback – And The Question No One’s Asking

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It’s also a question that now has an official answer, at least in some states – most notably Georgia, where the comeback is officially slated to start on Friday (April 24). “I think this is the right approach at the right time,” Georgia Republican Gov.

Georgia Governor Defends Reopening Decision After Trump’s Criticism

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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, who was against COVID-19 stay-at-home mandates from the start, is preparing to open the state on Friday (April 24), despite the advice of medical experts, President Trump and even some of his own constituents. Georgia ranks 12 th in the U.S.

Bar Owner Supports Staff By Removing $3K From The Walls

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After officials had implemented stay-at-home mandates and restricted restaurants to eateries providing just takeout and delivery amid the COVID-19 pandemic, The Sand Bar in the Georgia resort destination of Tybee Island was forced to close.

Walmart Expands Healthcare Services

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Walmart 's partnership with insurance startup Clover Health to aid Georgia seniors marks the retail giant's foray into privately-managed Medicare Advantage plans, Bloomberg reported. Walmart Clover Health Georgia Healthcare Medicare News partnerships walmart What's Hot

Google Phone Data Reveals Mixed Stay-Home Compliance

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Georgia reopened the state ahead of most of the U.S., Coronavirus brazil Georgia Google News reopening Singapore U.S

FLEETCOR: FTC Allegations ‘Without Merit’

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a suit against Georgia fuel card firm FLEETCOR , alleging that it bilked customers out of millions of dollars in hidden fees, a charge the company denies, according to reports on Monday (Jan. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Ripple Partners With Five European And Asian Payment Providers

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UniPAY (Georgia), and MoneyMatch (Malaysia). Blockchain APi Solution Exchange4Free FairFX James Hickman ledger technology MoneyMatch RationalFX Republic of Georgia Ripple RippleNet UniPay What's Hot xViaRipple has announced that five new customers across Europe and Asia will use xVia to power payments over RippleNet, its blockchain network. The companies partnering with Ripple are FairFX (U.K.), RationalFX (U.K.), Exchange4Free (U.K.),

Virtual Cards Run Into Payroll Card-Like Legal Troubles

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Now, a new legislative battle is waging in the state of Georgia. Reports in Online Athens on Monday (July 16) highlighted the Georgia General Assembly’s passage of legislation that bans insurance providers from requiring medical service practitioners to accept virtual cards without another option of receiving payment. “Interest companies were charing us 3 to 5 percent,” he told the publication, a statement echoed by the Medical Association of Georgia.

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KPMG Will Pay the Department of Justice $307k For Discriminatory Job Postings

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citizens on an online job recruitment platform operated by the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). citizens only position on a Georgia Tech job recruitment platform. Apparently KPMG was discriminating against non-U.S. citizens in job postings ? News to us.

Coke Looks For Coffee Buzz With Costa Buy

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This is not Coke’s first dabbling in coffee beans, either, as the company has a coffee business in Japan, via Georgia Coffee. Partnerships / Acquisitions Coca Cola coffee brands costa georgia coffee james quincey mergers and acquisitions News starbucks whitbreadA coffeehouse chain acquisition generated a bit of buzz for Coca-Cola on Friday (Aug. The company said it will buy Costa, a coffee chain, for $5.1 billion.

Welcome To Alexa City

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The entire state of Georgia. State Of Georgia. Amazon Acquia Labs Alexa Alexa Skills Alexa Skills Kit connected devices data privacy Frightful Five Georgia GeorgiaGov GeorgiaGov Interactive Imaginuity Imaginuity Community Connect Los Angeles News Retail Texas University Park voice activationAmazon’s Alexa is overqualified for ordering a pizza or a Lyft, so a few pioneering cities are putting her to work on more complex and publicly beneficial tasks.

Some States Ease Shutdown Rules, Allow Some Businesses To Reopen

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Texas, Ohio and New York are among the states joining Georgia over the next several weeks in reopening parts of their operations during the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In Georgia , Gov.

Sales Tax and Vitamins/Dietary Supplements

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In Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia and other states, these products are simply not considered “food” and are generally taxable. You won’t find too many more confusing sales tax scenarios than the one involving dietary supplements.

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PPC and EIDL Loans – Impact Upon Practice Transition

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To support his dental clients, Lee is also a member of the Dental Accounting Association , Certified Tax Coach (CTC) and Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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4% Corporate Tax Rate for Businesses

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Delerme CPA is bilingual (English or Spanish) and licensed to practice in Puerto Rico and Georgia. What business owner would not be interested in a 4% corporate tax rate, zero capital gains, and zero dividends tax?

Multi-channel selling sales tax: Wholesalers and Drop Shipping

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Georgia, where TaxConnex is headquartered, allows for an out-of-state resale exemption certificate in this situation. Sales of tangible personal property (TPP) are presumed to be taxable unless specifically identified as not taxable.

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Marketplace Facilitators Create Their Own Sales Tax Obligations

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If you are selling through a marketplace, the majority of states now have these laws in place, including, recently , Georgia, Florida, Hawaii, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, South Carolina and North Carolina. Amazon, eBay and Etsy are more than household names.

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Crypto, NFTs and sales tax: What we know so far

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Other states such as Georgia , Kentucky and Wyoming have floated sales tax incentives or exemptions for such things as data center equipment purchases or the costs of electricity. Sales tax has a universe of changing conditions.

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Scott to Present at GVMA Veterinary Business 101 Event

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Beth Scott, a director in the firm’s Veterinary Services Group, will present at Georgia Veterinary Medical Association’s (GVMA) Veterinary Business 101 event Sept. 13 in Atlanta, GA

Shrinking the Delaware Tax Loophole: Other U.S. States to Incorporate Your Business

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Currently, Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, and Oklahoma have a franchise tax. Incorporation is a critical legal matter that impacts more than your company’s tax responsibilities for doing business.

Understanding Sales Tax Obligations with Drop Shipments

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States like Georgia, will accept the retailer’s home state resale exemption certificate while California requires a California resale exemption certificate.

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Software, SaaS and Sales Tax

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A bill in Georgia aims to impose the state’s sales tax on digital goods and services (without specifically repealing a law that exempts sales of prewritten software delivered electronically or “by means of load and leave”).;

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Seeing green: States learn the importance of sales tax

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beyond budget estimates; Georgia’s sales and use tax collections totaled $1.37 Economic nexus is now pretty much the law of the land for all states with a statewide sales tax. But what has been the impact on states?

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2021: The Year in Review – Sales Tax

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Other jurisdictions were pursuing similar efforts: Georgia and Connecticut seemed first in line. The whole world pinballed throughout a pandemic the last two years and continues to do so.

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US DOJ Charges 14 With $28M In PPP Fraud

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District Court for the Northern District of Georgia with fraudulently obtaining more than $4 million in PPP loans. The accused include Darrell Thomas, 34, of Johns Creek, Georgia; Andre Lee Gaines, 66, of Dallas, Georgia; Kahlil Gibran Green Sr., The U.S.

Sales and Use Tax Updates from March

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Georgia lawmakers have introduced H.B. 594 , which would impose the Georgia sales tax on digital goods or services. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. And 2021 continues to prove that. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates.

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State Legislative Update: Tax Relief Opportunities and New Tax Obligations Enacted in 2022

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Tax Relief Enacted in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, and New Mexico. Georgia Fuel Tax Suspension. On May 26, 2022, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order that extends the suspension of the collection of state motor fuel and diesel fuel taxes required by Ga.

Corporate Overlords Try to Scare Us Back Into the Office With Figures on How Much WFH is Costing You

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average for a gallon is creeping dangerously close to $5 with Georgia coming in lowest at $4.33 As we watch gas prices tick higher and higher, commercial lessors and middle managers everywhere are anxious to get people back in chairs. Their chairs.

Monthly State Sales and Use Tax Update

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In Georgia , tax collections were up 12.7% There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates. Developing updates. There are currently five states with no state-level sales tax. Might that be changing?

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What Happens if You Mess Up a Sales Tax Filing

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Georgia hits you with about 5% of the tax due per month; file a phony return and you’re on the hook for half the tax due. Last week we talked about all of the different filing frequencies and deadlines you have to manage with your sales tax obligation. If you missed that – check it out!

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Understanding Use Tax

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A number of states - including Colorado, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Washington and more - have chosen to offer remote sellers the option of complying with strict use tax notification and reporting requirements rather than registering for sales tax under nexus provisions.

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What's New in State Sales and Use Taxes - Monthly Update

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beyond budget estimates; Georgia’s sales and use tax collections totaled $1.37 There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates. Oh Joy, oh revenue!

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HHS Chart Summarizes Applicability of State and Other Surprise Billing IDR Processes

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The state process applies in four states (Alaska, Georgia, Maine, and Michigan). Chart for Determining the Applicability for the Federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) Process. Available at [link].