Category: Budget and Taxes

A Flat Tax is Wrong for Georgia

Sharp Revenue Losses, Middle-Class Tax Increases Pay for Big Tax Cuts for Top Earners Members of the Georgia General Assembly are considering legislation, HB 949 (LC 43 1624S), to change the structure of the state’s income tax in ways that

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Overview of Georgia’s 2021 Fiscal Year Budget

 Overview After a stretch of largely uninterrupted growth that saw state revenues climb by an annual average of 6 percent between fiscal years (FY) 2011 and 2019, many of Georgia’s agencies have been asked to make mandatory spending cuts.

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GBPI 2020 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2020. Many are part of our People-Powered

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