The State of Georgia has an Ad Valorem Tax which is listed on the Motor Vehicle Registration certificate. This tax is based on the car's value and is the amount that can be entered on federal Schedule A for an itemized deduction (if the return qualifies to itemize deductions rather than take the standard deduction). If itemized deductions are also taken on the Georgia return, this amount will automatically be transferred in the total itemized deductions to Line 12a of Georgia Form 500.
Georgia Department of Revenue Individual Frequently Asked Questions
Q: If I itemize my deductions on my Federal Schedule A, can I deduct my auto registration and ad valorem tax?
A: Only the Ad Valorem tax portion of the annual auto registration can be deducted on your Federal Schedule A. Please note also that the new Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) does not appear to be deductible for Federal or Georgia purposes. In order to be deductible as a personal property tax, it must be imposed on an annual basis.