A Georgia Work Credit would give a bottom-up tax cut to more than a million working families in Georgia, providing lifelong benefits for children and boosting local economies.
Author: Wesley Tharpe
Georgia’s local governments aligned closely with the federal government’s system of immigration enforcement over the past decade, especially in some rapidly diversifying counties around metro Atlanta. Beyond adhering to mandatory federal laws, this includes embracing voluntary practices designed solely to
Introduction Georgia plans to spend $26.2 billion in state funds raised through taxes and fees for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget plan anticipates a revenue increase of $1.2 billion, or 4.9 percent more than the prior year. Keep in
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a decision this month that puts brick-and-mortar businesses on a more level playing field with online retailers and offers Georgia lawmakers a chance to better meet the needs of the state’s people and communities. The
Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Session Recap 2018 Georgia legislators and Gov. Nathan Deal approved 11 tax measures during the 2018 legislative session that will affect state revenues in coming years. Ten bills with immediate revenue implications will cost an
A fully funded K-12 education formula. Hasty and sweeping tax changes. Georgia’s first foray into need-based financial aid for college students. A harmful anti-immigrant measure left on the cutting room floor. Georgia lawmakers left those legacies from the just-ended 2018
Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Post Crossover Day 2018 A range of tax bills are still in the pipeline at the General Assembly after lawmakers already approved a sweeping package of income tax cuts. Georgia’s 2018 General Assembly advanced 11
Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that poses serious risk to the state’s immigrant community and could harm local governments and the state’s economy if enacted into law. Senate Bill 452 cleared the state Senate late last month and is
Bill Analysis: House Bill 918 Substitute (LC 34 5383-ECS); Feb. 22, 2018 Georgia leaders are now rushing a massive tax package through the state’s General Assembly with limited debate and without a clear tally of the plan’s true cost. Gov.
– GBPI press statement issued Feb. 20 in response to governor’s revised tax cut plan introduced earlier that day: “Gov. Nathan Deal’s rushed tax cut plan is worrisome because slashing the income tax rate holds the potential for unintended consequences. Nobody