The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) Aug. 5 issued a policy bulletin regarding the confidentiality and disclosure of taxpayer and return information for individual income, corporate income, property, sales and use, excise, and trust income taxpayers. The DOR provided information on: 1) state laws concerning taxpayer and return information; 2) circumstances when DOR personnel are permitted to disclose taxpayer and return information to a third party; 3) procedures for obtaining and revoking a taxpayer’s express written authorization to disclose taxpayer and return information to a third party; and 4) procedures and guidelines for DOR personnel regarding the handling, retention, and...