Ad Valorem Tax: New tag law creates confusion, waits

alt

Alexrandra Stricklin, Brandie Bing, and Angie Hall arrived at the Coweta County Tag Office around 4:25 Friday afternoon. After waiting in line for 20 minutes, they were told they couldn’t be seen that day because the line was too long and county workers are not paid overtime for working past 5 p.m.

By SARAH FAY CAMPBELL
sarah@newnan.com
Long lines and confusion and frustration for some are accompanying the implementation of the new Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) law in Coweta.
As of March 1, all vehicles purchased or brought into the state are charged a 6.5 percent title tax instead of sales tax and yearly taxes on the vehicle. Processing that paperwork takes more time than a simple tag renewal, and that’s why wait times are longer — even with a new part-time employee in the tag office and several workers from the property tax division pitching in to help.
To read this story in full content, you must either be a Print or Digital Edition Subscriber. Click on the following link to the digital edition log-in page, newnantimesherald.ga.newsmemory.com/?date=20130310 . 
Current subscribers should log-in to access this story. If you are a print subscriber and do not have a log-in, please create an account. Non-subscribers must create an account after clicking on the digital edition link and choose a subscription or single-issue option to access this story.


More Business

Business Briefs

Victoria Belle named to 'Best of Weddings' Victoria Belle Mansion and Vintage White Barn in Hogansville has been selected as a 2015 winner ... Read More


Risky business

Stuntman, coordinator relocates to Senoia

Making it in Hollywood is never easy. Aspiring actors live from role to role. Their work is rarely steady and are perpetually worried about ... Read More


Business Briefs

Avalon earns Centers of Excellence Award Avalon Health and Rehabilitation in Newnan has received a Bronze award for Centers of Excellence fr ... Read More


Business People

Strickland joins John Taylor law firm East Coweta High School graduate Jim Strickland has joined the firm of David Taylor, Attorney at Law. ... Read More


Abide

Yokogawa automates Newnan’s first brewery

The ability to create a one-of-a-kind product is one of the calling cards of any successful brewery. With a multitude of recipes and varieti ... Read More

Shared Wisdom

Social Media Branding (without being ADD)

Do you want to get the word out about the MESSAGE of your organization? Do you want to be disciplined and organized in the focus of your com ... Read More