Total tax burden: How does Georgia measure up?

12:30 pm Apr. 5, 2017

With tax day approaching, Wallethub.com released a nationwide report Wednesday showing how all 50 states tax their citizens on income, property and purchases.

The study ranked Georgia 32nd in the study with an overall tax burden of 8.2 percent of individual personal income. The Washington, DC,-based financial services website ranked Georgia slightly better than Arizona and just behind Washington state.

Georgia was near the middle of the nation on property tax (2.8 percent) income

Gwinnett man is 22nd convicted for rigging bids at foreclosure auctions

6:30 am Mar. 29, 2017

On the long list of those who profited from the misery of the Atlanta-area foreclosure crisis, you can add the name of Clifford Wayne Hill.

For more than four years, Hill, who conducted business through his company SalesForce Inc., conspired with others to rig foreclosure auctions in Gwinnett County, a federal indictment charged.

On Friday, Hill pleaded guilty to his role in the scheme, the Justice Department announced. He and fellow