(ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE) - Georgia's revenue from various taxes went up only 1.1 percent in March, as sale tax revenue was down for the first time in months.
The Georgia Department of Revenue reported the state took in $1.17 billion in tax revenue in March, compared with $1.16 billion in March 2012.
Also in March, sales tax revenue was down 0.2 percent to $427.4 million, individual income tax revenue was up 0.1 percent to $422.6 million, and corporate income tax revenue was up 4.4 percent to $174.9 million.
Year-to-date in March, the state's tax revenue haul was up 5.2 percent to $12.3 billion.
"While the state's net revenues for March were not as strong as in recent months, this improvement marks the 11th consecutive quarter of net revenue improvement dating back to 2011," Gov. Nathan Deal said in a statement.