Sunday, May 28, 2017

Budget & Taxes

The state budget is as a reflection of Georgia’s priorities. Taxes are essential to ensuring Georgia can provide important services for its residents and to make strategic investments that promote job growth. A balanced approach to the state budget that includes revenue increases, rather than relying only on spending cuts, is crucial to growing our state’s economy and expanding shared opportunity for all Georgians.

Uplifting Georgia Moms this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day invites us to reflect on the importance of mothers and show our appreciation for them. One of the best ways Georgia can...

Tax Day Twitter: Making the Case for a Strong Economy and Thriving Communities

Tax Day arrives every April, annually stirring a conversation about the benefits of taxes and their influence on the state economy. GBPI's analysts break down...
Money flying away

Tax Break Scheme Aimed at Rural Jobs Offers Georgia a Poor Return on Investment

Among the bills now awaiting signature or veto by Gov. Nathan Deal is a complicated new tax break that promises a windfall to some...

Legislators Approve Isolated Tax Breaks, Defer Broad Tax Changes

Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal is set to consider a grab bag of tax revisions approved by state legislators...

2017 GBPI Legislative Recap, Sine Die Edition

As Georgia lawmakers opened the 2017 General Assembly January 9, our top legislative priorities included renewal of a fee critical to the state’s health...

Many Georgia Families Get Raw Deal in President’s Callous Budget

Georgians stand to lose a lot if the president’s proposed budget released this week is approved. Not only does the plan jeopardize Georgia’s fiscal...

This Year’s Flurry of Tax Breaks Highlights Need for Better Process

Georgia is falling behind the majority of states including several of its Southeast neighbors when it comes to making sure tax breaks deliver taxpayers...

Uplifting Georgia Moms this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day invites us to reflect on the importance of mothers and show our appreciation for them. One of the best ways Georgia can...

Tax Day Twitter: Making the Case for a Strong Economy and Thriving Communities

Tax Day arrives every April, annually stirring a conversation about the benefits of taxes and their influence on the state economy. GBPI's analysts break down...
Money flying away

Tax Break Scheme Aimed at Rural Jobs Offers Georgia a Poor Return on Investment

Among the bills now awaiting signature or veto by Gov. Nathan Deal is a complicated new tax break that promises a windfall to some...

Legislators Approve Isolated Tax Breaks, Defer Broad Tax Changes

Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal is set to consider a grab bag of tax revisions approved by state legislators...
Georgia Capitol

Five Ways to Deliver Georgians a Win on Tax Reform

Georgia House and Senate members are set to consider the final version of House Bill 329, a multipart income tax package that could spell...
Accountant uses calculator for analysis

Lawmakers Debating Big Bucks after Several Tax Bills Pass House

Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Crossover Day 2017 Each year, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute examines tax bills considered by the state Legislature and...
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Targeted Fix to Income Tax Package Can Deliver Georgians a Win

Analysis of potential revision to House Bill 329 (LC 43 0601S) Georgia lawmakers are considering a large income tax proposal with three sound tax policy...

Fact Sheet: Tax Bill Offers Earned Income Tax Credit Upside, Flat Tax Downside

Analysis of Substitute Version of House Bill 329 (LC 43 0601S) Updated March 8, 2017 Georgia lawmakers are considering a large income tax proposal that contains...

Media Coverage

Some Georgia teachers may not get full raise Gov. Deal pledged

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Deal signs special tax breaks into Georgia law, more to come

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Analysis: New tax breaks would cost Georgia $483M

Atlanta Business Chronicle

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