ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's state revenues increased 8.6 percent in May, compared with the same month a year ago. That makes for an overall 6.3 percent increase so far for fiscal year 2013.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday that net revenue collections have totaled $15.4 billion so far for an increase of $915 million compared to the same point last year.
Sales and use tax collections for May were nearly $418.5 million, down about $30 million from May 2012. And individual income tax collections for May totaled $654.5 million, which is up $617 million from May 2012.
Meanwhile, both individual and corporate tax refunds were down.