Why Georgia traffic tickets have so many extra fees

7:28 am May. 2, 2017

Most Georgians know they’ll get hammered with hefty fines if they get busted for speeding, driving on a suspended license or possession of marijuana.

But a new, multi-state study demonstrates one reason Georgians must often empty

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