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

Used car dealers didn’t warn buyers about possible safety recalls, FTC says

7:30 am Apr. 1, 2017

In selling used cars, CarMax, Georgia-based Asbury Automotive Group and West-Herr Automotive Group advertised how rigorously they inspected them.

But the dealers didn’t adequately disclose that some of the cars needed repairs because of safety recalls, the Federal Trade Commission charged.

On Friday, the three companies were ordered to mail notices to customers to let them know that vehicles they bought as far back as July 1, 2013,