Tuesday, November 21, 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.

Middle-Class Georgians an Afterthought in Federal Tax Proposal

Lawmakers in our nation’s capital are set to consider a sweeping package of tax changes that appears to mostly overlook families struggling to make...

Adding Citizens a Powerful Way to Boost Georgia Communities

States and cities nationwide are discovering they can strengthen their local economies and boost tax revenues by encouraging immigrants legally in the country on...

Georgia’s Revenue Increase Trails Needs of Growing Population

For most Georgians July 1, 2017 was just another steamy summer day in the south. For state lawmakers and agency leaders, it marked the...

Momentum on State Earned Income Tax Credits Evident Across the Country, Will Georgia Be...

This spring significant momentum built across the country for state earned income tax credits (EITCs). In recent months, three more states adopted new state-level...

Georgia Budget Primer 2018

Welcome to GBPI's 2018 Budget Primer Georgia plans to spend $25 billion in state funds for the 2018 fiscal year. The budget plan anticipates a...

Lopsided Tax Plan a Bad Deal for Georgians

Georgia’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives is poised to consider a large-scale tax package next week, which in its current form provides...

Middle-Class Georgians an Afterthought in Federal Tax Proposal

Lawmakers in our nation’s capital are set to consider a sweeping package of tax changes that appears to mostly overlook families struggling to make...

Georgia’s Revenue Increase Trails Needs of Growing Population

For most Georgians July 1, 2017 was just another steamy summer day in the south. For state lawmakers and agency leaders, it marked the...

Momentum on State Earned Income Tax Credits Evident Across the Country, Will Georgia Be...

This spring significant momentum built across the country for state earned income tax credits (EITCs). In recent months, three more states adopted new state-level...

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...

A Bottom-Up Tax Cut to Build Georgia’s Middle Class

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.

Adding Citizens a Powerful Way to Boost Georgia Communities

States and cities nationwide are discovering they can strengthen their local economies and boost tax revenues by encouraging immigrants legally in the country on...

Georgia Budget Primer 2018

Welcome to GBPI's 2018 Budget Primer Georgia plans to spend $25 billion in state funds for the 2018 fiscal year. The budget plan anticipates a...
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Georgia State Budget Overview for Fiscal Year 2018

Budget Basics Georgia’s 2018 fiscal year runs July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 and the total budget available to the state is $45.2 billion....

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...

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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