2022 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 8 - Employment Security
Article 10 - Unemployment Tax Amnesty
§ 34-8-273. Development and Administration of Program; Applicability and Time Period of Program

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-8-273 (2022)
  1. The Commissioner shall develop and administer a one-time unemployment tax amnesty program as provided in this article. The Commissioner shall, upon the voluntary return and remission of unemployment taxes and interest owed by any employer, waive all penalties that are assessed or subject to being assessed for outstanding liabilities for taxable periods ending or transactions occurring on or before December 31, 1994.  The Commissioner shall provide by regulation as necessary for the administration of this amnesty program and shall further provide for necessary forms for the filing of amnesty applications and returns.
  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law to the contrary, the unemployment tax amnesty program shall begin by October 1, 1994, and shall be completed no later than December 31, 1994, and shall apply to all employers owing unemployment taxes, penalties, or interest administered by the Commissioner under the provisions of this chapter.  The program shall apply to unemployment tax liabilities for taxable periods ending or transactions occurring on or before December 31, 1994. Amnesty unemployment tax return forms shall be in a form prescribed by the Commissioner.

History. Code 1981, § 34-8-273 , enacted by Ga. L. 1994, p. 837, § 1.

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