Twin income tax cut proposals that promise a big tax break for wealthy Georgians and little for everyone else are careening toward legislative approval this month. If enacted, House Bill 238 and Senate Resolution 756 will stymie Georgia’s investment in quality public schools, hospitals, services for children and seniors, and more for years to come.
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This proposed tax cut package would deliver the biggest benefit to the wealthiest of Georgians, while threatening funding for our schools, communities and more.
- HB 238 bill analysis: Slashing income tax delivers meager benefit to most, jeopardizes public services. A short one-page fact sheet summary is also available.
- SR 756 fact sheet: Locking tax cuts into the constitution threatens Georgia’s ability to remain attractive for families and businesses.
- Fact sheet: Income tax cuts not proven to boost economy.
- Tax Facts resources: More Georgia-specific data on income taxes and revenue.
- Risk to Georgia’s bond rating: Former state auditor warns of AAA bond rating downgrade if tax package becomes law
The proposed tax cut package could drain hundreds of millions of dollars annually from Georgia’s treasury, threatening vital state investment in public schools, universities and more. It hands a big tax break to a small sliver of wealthy Georgians while providing only a few extra dollars a month to hardworking middle class families. All members of the Georgia General Assembly can vote to decide if these proposals advance.
- Download key message points. These tax cut proposals raise a range of concerns for a diverse cross-section of Georgians from individuals, to families, schools, businesses, social and community service providers and local governments. Download messaging guide.
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