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Gov. Deal: March Tax Revenues Up 9 Percent From 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal delivers his budget address at the state Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Atlanta. Deal spoke Thursday afternoon to lawmakers charged with reviewing his $45 billion spending plan. Deal limited his comments Thursday to criminal justice, which has become a signature issue for the Republican. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal delivers his budget address at the state Capitol, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Atlanta. Deal spoke Thursday afternoon to lawmakers charged with reviewing his $45 billion spending plan. Deal limited his comments Thursday to criminal justice, which has become a signature issue for the Republican. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Officials say Georgia collected $1.43 billion in net taxes during the month of March.

That’s a 9 percent increase from the same month in 2014.

Gov. Nathan Deal says in a statement the increases largely came from individual income tax, sales and use tax, corporate income tax and motor fuel tax.

Deal says the state has collected $13.85 billion since the fiscal year began July 1. That’s a 6.1 percent increase from the same time period in fiscal year 2014. Before making payments to local governments, the state collected $19.2 billion.