Category: Danny Kanso

Georgia Revenue Primer for State Fiscal Year 2024

Introduction Georgia’s 2024 fiscal year (FY) runs from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. The total available funding to the state is $55.9 billion. That includes $32.4 billion in state funding, $17.9 billion in federal funding and $11 billion

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Overview of Georgia’s 2024 Fiscal Year Budget

Introduction After two consecutive years of record budget surpluses—generated in part by persistent austerity—Gov. Brian P. Kemp’s proposed $32.5 billion budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 offers a muted response to deep deficits in the capacity of state government to

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Letter Asking Lawmakers to Reject Risky Flat Tax

At a time when leading Georgia lawmakers have the option to better fund core services that promote economic opportunity or enact broadly popular tax cuts for low- and middle-income Georgians, the General Assembly is instead advancing legislation (House Bill 1437)

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Fact Sheet: Sports Betting

    Co-authored by Danny Kanso, Senior Policy Analyst for Budget & Taxes As of January 2022, 31 states and Washington D.C. authorize and tax sports gambling, with measures in four additional states pending. As more states legalize sports gambling,

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Overview of Georgia’s 2023 Fiscal Year Budget

    Powered by unprecedented federal support to mitigate the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kemp’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget presents a sharp reversal from the deep budget cuts implemented during FY 2021-22. It includes an

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