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Old 01-15-2008, 10:08 AM
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Doe sanyone agree with this crap. I saved and saved to buy a boat. I bought a boat and paid sales tax on it. The I pay to register the trailer...then I pay DNR to register the boat...then to find out I have to pay a tax for personal property...what kind of crap is this. Oh yeah I also have to pay to use what used to be a lake......Talk about sticking it to you......GA has that down. This should be so illegal. Whta about bycycle tax they dont have it. no four wheeler tax. Why is it the harder you work the more the gov sticks it to you.....Is there no one else here that calls ****** on this.....
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Doe sanyone agree with this crap. I saved and saved to buy a boat. I bought a boat and paid sales tax on it. The I pay to register the trailer...then I pay DNR to register the boat...then to find out I have to pay a tax for personal property...what kind of crap is this. Oh yeah I also have to pay to use what used to be a lake......Talk about sticking it to you......GA has that down. This should be so illegal. Whta about bycycle tax they dont have it. no four wheeler tax. Why is it the harder you work the more the gov sticks it to you.....Is there no one else here that calls ****** on this.....
But it aint just here in Ga. I lived in Southern California for a while. What they dont call taxes there are "Fees".
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It is nothing more than a luxury tax.
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what about people on bikes lets make them pay bike tax. and people that walk can pay walking tax. So if I am understanding if you work hard to have nice toys the gov is going to put it to you.....if your a bum you get free handouts from them......oh makes sense....canada is looking better and better.......
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They woud tax all that too if they had a way to track it. They can only tax what they can track and determine you have. When you fill out the boat registration, the WRD sends a copy to your local tax accessor so they know you have one!!!
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Old 01-15-2008, 11:43 AM
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maybe they can take all that tax money for the luxury items and buy some water to fill up lanier. But before that they will have to make sure they give the COE off for a few weeks so they dont let it all go......just venting...I think this is such ****** that they are able to do that......
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im with ya bro! i just got notification on my "Luxury" tax......now i have to go take my 20ft luxury item and put 30 gal of gas in it and pay the 15 cent state tax on it plus the 18 cent fed tax on every gallon.....its crap if you ask me. atleast we dont have to pay a toll on the roads that lead to the lake......well, atleast i dont.
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Have you contributed to the Charlston ramp project and, if not, do you plan to use it?
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The harder you work, the more "stuff" you have. The more "stuff" you have, the more "they" want. It is becoming more difficult each year for the working man just to survive in this country, let alone have any fun.
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Would you expect anything different? The gov't soaks you for everything they can.
Yes, the more you make, the more they take. It still beats being a bum. Bums dont have boats.
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it is only that way till you get into politics then the more you make the less you give. the gov is so crooked and we allow it. look at our VP is there no conflict of interest since he is getting richer every day from the war. He owns most of the private stuff there or has invested KBR, blackwater......the longer we are there the more he makes.......does no one else see this as wrong?
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I dont know about GA, but in FL make sure you dont pay sales tax on the motor. It is exempt, you only pay on the boat.
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i am not sure, i paid taxes on all of it in TN when I bought it. What about thoses 250,000 house boats on lanier and the yachts. If i pay 250.00 on a 40K bass boat do they pay thousands on them a year.....I would be willing to bet there is a clause that if you can live on it then it does not apply. Again sorry for all the rucus just aggrivated about this stupid luxury tax.......as for earlier yes i paid toward the boat ramp every time i put in. as well as donated. Dont think we should have to donate for the COE to fix them....with all the taxes(boat registration, trailer registration, gas taxs, boat ramp fees, day use fees, if you use charleston seperate boat ramp fees.) I believe that we have donated more than enough. With all those fees there should be a guy there to back you into the dang water.......
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Would you expect anything different? The gov't soaks you for everything they can.
Yes, the more you make, the more they take. It still beats being a bum. Bums dont have boats.
Maybe but I can tell you this. If the Dems get back in and taxes go back up I will quit working so hard to have so little. I'll give up working, use my kayaks (which are not taxed by the way) and be a bum and go fish every day and live off the gooberment.
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Angry Taxes!

I can tell you we didn't have these crazy taxes in Texas. I think it's robbery in every sense of the word. In Texas you had the annual boat registration and you had to keep your trailer tags up to date annually. There were normal property taxes and there were local sales taxes. Here in Georgia, you have a State Income Tax, Property Taxes, Sales taxes (local and state), registration fees for all of your vehicles and this "personal property tax" (you guys are right, call it what you want but it's a "Luxury tax" pure and simple!). Just who is benefitting from all of this revenue?
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Just who is benefitting from all of this revenue?
Those who do not pay taxes.
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Yep I take it every year with a lot of pain for my boat. It kills me I have to pay more tax on my boat then the truck that pulls it. Makes NO sense
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He owns most of the private stuff there or has invested KBR, blackwater......the longer we are there the more he makes.......does no one else see this as wrong?

No.

Cheney has nothing to do with Blackwater.
Name one other company that is able to do what Haliburton does in Iraq. I don't think any other company submitted a bid.
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By the way, I think the boat tax sucks too.

I was curious how the state of Ga knows I keep my boat in Bartow co. I called and asked, and they said the person at the storage place must have phoned it in. Nothing in my boat registration mentioned Bartow co. Maybe the tax here is lower than Cobb.

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if you believe he cheney is not loading his pocket you are crazy. You know why there were no other bids...cause it was closed.......they were the only bid accepted. Unless you have been there I dont think you have any right to make any judgement on what goes on there. Our gov is robbing us and if we continue to sit back it is going to nothing but get worse.......what happened to standing up for what is right.....run down to the hospital and see if you can get a backbone and stand up for what is right.....just like pressing 1 for english.......or saying the pledge of allegiance with the word god in it. If you dont like it LEAVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!our fore fathers sure would be proud.....
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You are correct but unfortunately we have waited too long. More than 51% of the people in this country are in some way depoendent on the gooberment.

Once that got the majority we will never be able to turn this around.
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we can still try for our kids sake......i remember my grandpa said you are not beat until you give up...i try to live by that......
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Jimmy, There is a page that asks you the value of the boat- now heres the tricky part---NO MATTER HOW NEW IT IS NOT WORTH MORE THAN 6300.00-----not taxed if the value of the BOAT (not MOTOR) is less than like 6500.00 or something like that, got that straight from the Hall County Tax Office after they nailed me for my sailboat which I paid 4000.00 for and they valued it at 14,000. I called and asked them when they were gonna cut me a check and pick-up the boat I was gonna sell them. Then proceded to refuse to pay the tax seeing as how I had a Bill of Sale and canceled check from the purchase. My marina sent them the information.
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Cheney has nothing to do with Blackwater.
Name one other company that is able to do what Haliburton does in Iraq. I don't think any other company submitted a bid.
Wal Mart.
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Jimmy, There is a page that asks you the value of the boat- now heres the tricky part---NO MATTER HOW NEW IT IS NOT WORTH MORE THAN 6300.00-----not taxed if the value of the BOAT (not MOTOR) is less than like 6500.00 or something like that,
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Can you confirm that? I would really like to know. My county says it is th value of the boat, motor and all accessories on the boat like it is minus the trailer.

My Mom actually was the tax accessor for our county and she says it in the boat motor and all accessories and if it is worth more than $1000.00 it is taxed.
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I talked to the state revenue dept. It is boat and motor without the trailer. Nything under 7500.00 is not taxable. Anything over is taxed...........
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probably a political thread now,

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Can you confirm that? I would really like to know. My county says it is th value of the boat, motor and all accessories on the boat like it is minus the trailer.

My Mom actually was the tax accessor for our county and she says it in the boat motor and all accessories and if it is worth more than $1000.00 it is taxed.
I live in Gwinnett county and have a 12' Jon boat built in 1962 with a 5 HP Sears built in 1965. Value on the boat is max $300.00. This year a got a tax bill of $.50 for it. Can you believe the greed?
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I talked to the state revenue dept. It is boat and motor without the trailer. Nything under 7500.00 is not taxable. Anything over is taxed...........
They actually told you 7500.00 and not 1000.00. The county owes me a lot of back tax money!!!
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looks like sooner or later everyone is going to be fishing out of jon boats like me! It's sad that it's coming to this. People can't get rewarded for their hard work they do to get their toys.
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Someone needs to explain to Cherokee County. I have a couple of wave runners for my son and grandaughters to ride on, valued under 3,000 each and they tax the **** on both of them.
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The Revenue Dept. is the State of Georgia. They do NOT collect property taxes. They will and do collect taxes on out of state vehicle purchases, mostly autos. and airplanes, on which taxes were not paid at the time of purchase.

Property taxes are collected by the County in which you live and/or own property. They do collect taxes on boats. The amount is figured on the cost of the boat and motor not including the trailer. You paid the tax on the trailer by buying a tag for it and that is where they got the original information to send you a questionaire about the boat from.

This is no different whatsoever than the tax you pay by purchasing your vehicle tags every year. You own it, it is taxable.

Do I like it? ************ NO.

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An individual is exempt from personal property tax for 7500.00 period,not everything over 7500.00!After the 7500.00 exempt,everything else a person owns is taxed accordingly.The DNR reports to the county where a boat is located,not the marina!A boat is taxed in the county it is located for 184 days out of the year.
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im with ya bro! i just got notification on my "Luxury" tax......now i have to go take my 20ft luxury item and put 30 gal of gas in it and pay the 15 cent state tax on it plus the 18 cent fed tax on every gallon.....its crap if you ask me. atleast we dont have to pay a toll on the roads that lead to the lake......well, atleast i dont.
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i get this same form every year. all the values are blank. I could not remember how much i said the boat, motor, trailer and extras were worth the previous year so i would make something else up each year. Now I save a copy from the previous year and depreciate the heck out of it each year. In a few years they will owe me money.
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I bought a Tracker brand new in 99, and Cobb Co. taxed it for 5 yrs, I just kept deducting 20% as the value of the boat. Never got another bill after it got under $4,000.

Last year, I bought a 10 yr. old boat, and while I paid $9,900, I traded the Tracker in on it. The dealer gave me $3500 off, so I paid him $6400. To this day, Jones County hasn't sent me a bill for taxes. My solution: just keep buying those old boats. That luxury tax is a joke!

I don't understand--if you own a camper with a toilet in it, you can DEDUCT it as a second home, but if you own a boat, they stick it to you??
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Rob you said you paid tax on the trailer when you register it...what about when you register the boat. And it is incorrect that the county does this. The county determines the mil amount the state revenue dept. is the ones responsible for ensuring the counties do this.... Anyway we can complain all day and it is not going to change. Those who make the rules dont always play by them...the ahrder you work the more toys you save and make sacrifices for the more they take......It does feel good to just vent for a bit. Glad you all feel the same way......see ya on the pond.
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So is this the red and white form we got in the mail the other day from our Brooks County offices? We bought a Riverhawk in April of last year from a Woody's member and registered it, got the tag for the trailer and all and then we get this THING in the mail asking us the value and such.

Is this what ya'll are talking about cause we were kind of dumbfounded, never got anything like that before, be it motorcycle, boat, car.
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So is this the red and white form we got in the mail the other day from our Brooks County offices? We bought a Riverhawk in April of last year from a Woody's member and registered it, got the tag for the trailer and all and then we get this THING in the mail asking us the value and such.

Is this what ya'll are talking about cause we were kind of dumbfounded, never got anything like that before, be it motorcycle, boat, car.
Yes. Welcome to the world of luxury taxes.
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one thing to think about:

There are lots of fishermen that would love to able to afford a 20,000.00 boat like mine and the gas and the upkeep and would be gald to pay the tax if they could. Not saying I like to pay these taxes but I an thankful I can.
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I'll let you know another way to beat this stupid tax too. If you own multiple watercraft, then simply register each one in another family members name and avoid the collective total amount of one persons personal property amount. Works great for my buddy who owns 4 vessels.

I never value anything as much as I paid for it regardless.
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Tbug thats what it is & make sure you send it back to em!! I recieved that form and threw it away, feeling "theres no way they'll tax a 12' jonboat that wasnt worth the amount of welding rod it took to make it float". Next year there was an assessment of $2500 on it. Took me weeks to get that straight......(I never had to pay anything on it)
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Thats childs play. I havent had my boat out in 3 months and my county still charges me tax on it like it wuz new! We pay sales taxes at purchase, we pay a tag fee every year, we send the money to the dnr to register said boat. we pay gas tax when we fill the boat with gas. We pay(user fee) to launch our boat. Yet we let horse and 4 wheelers drive all over our wmas, and they dont pay a dime. We buy sportsmens license to help the state dnr. Im throu with this stuff. Like last feb. on lake lanier, when me and my cousin came upon a dnr boat duing striper surveys. They waved us over to a closer look of their electronic catch. we exchanged pleasantries, and a game official said, thanks for buying a fishing license. I retorted as we drifted away, who said we had a fishing license? They still may be untangling these guys out of their boat!
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Doe sanyone agree with this crap. I saved and saved to buy a boat. I bought a boat and paid sales tax on it. The I pay to register the trailer...then I pay DNR to register the boat...then to find out I have to pay a tax for personal property...what kind of crap is this. Oh yeah I also have to pay to use what used to be a lake......Talk about sticking it to you......GA has that down. This should be so illegal. Whta about bycycle tax they dont have it. no four wheeler tax. Why is it the harder you work the more the gov sticks it to you.....Is there no one else here that calls ****** on this.....

I think they call it luxury tax.
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i was shocked when i got mine in the mail because i never got one when i had my used carolina skiff but i just bout a triton brand new and got this lovely letter in the mail...crooked folks
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Am I hearing the initial stages to an uprising? I'm in!!!
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Am I hearing the initial stages to an uprising? I'm in!!!

Me too...where do I sign up?? And while we're at it, I don't care what the schools say, property taxes need to GO AWAY!!!:sho ot:

We need to vote that baby away in November!!!
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Old 01-17-2008, 09:16 AM
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sounds like you guys need to be voting for Huckabee for president.
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Old 01-17-2008, 10:43 AM
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O got the same form last year. Told them the boat was an1988 model and had two holes in it but I didn't know the value. They sent me a tax notice and placed a value on the boat of over $10,000
It took me a few weeks to get that taken care and dang if they didn't send me another form this year on the same 20 year old boat.
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I just got my "questionnaire" from the county today...shheez, they just don't give up....my boat is 11 years old....but I know they are looking for a goldmine!
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