Grab-bag of Tax Measures on the Table
A slew of bills with revenue implications for Georgia’s state and local governments are in the hands of state senators, after House members passed them before Crossover Day, March 3, 2014. The House passed nine relevant tax bills before the day when legislation must move from one chamber to the other to be eligible for final passage this year. Seven of the bills would cost the state revenue, while the other two would increase revenues. The two most expensive of these are House Bill 958, which extends four separate tax breaks for two years, and House Bill 729, a complex collection of adjustments to Georgia’s new “title ad valorem tax” on automobiles. Download the full report.