Category: Budget and Taxes

Make the Child Tax Credit Expansion Permanent

    One major provision of the American Families Plan extends the Child Tax Credit (CTC) expansion, originally created by the American Rescue Plan, through 2025 and increases the amount to $3,600 per child under age 6 and $3,000 per

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#RecoverGA Digital Day of Action Toolkit

    Congress is finalizing legislation meant to support recovery for Georgia and the entire country. GBPI will lead a digital day of action on Thursday, June 3, for Georgians and organizations statewide to join together in demanding our federal

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Provisions in the American Families Plan

President Joe Biden recently unveiled his American Families Plan, which, along with his American Jobs Plan, form the basis of his recovery agenda during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of these plans is to address inequities faced by

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Sine Die 2021: Lawmakers Can Do More to Put People First

The 2021 Legislative Session has officially ended. Much of the session was focused on efforts to undermine democracy and voting rights. Legislators also approved several bills that hinder economic prosperity and did not advance several measures that would put people

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Georgia Can Maximize Federal Aid

    The federal government passed a relief package that will send $4.7 billion in direct funding to Georgia. In addition to the state aid, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) extends the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program and Pandemic Emergency

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Crossover Day 2021

    Each year, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute analyzes tax legislation considered by the General Assembly and tallies estimated costs and revenues in our two-part Adding Up the Fiscal Notes series. This analysis is a snapshot of the

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