Friday, February 23, 2018

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.

Overview of Georgia’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget

The $26 billion state budget proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal for the 2019 fiscal year starting July 1, 2018 lays out Georgia’s spending priorities...

State of the State Highlights Recent Gains, But Major Needs Remain for Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal gave his eighth and final State of the State address, titled Orchards of Opportunity, Thursday morning, highlighting accomplishments and challenges throughout his...

Albany, Georgia: Good people, great community, tremendous needs

Ursula looked me in my eyes and said “When you go back to Atlanta, the first thing that needs to come out of your...

Five Things Georgians Should Know About This Week’s Federal Tax Vote

The U.S. Senate is set to vote as soon as this Thursday on a major tax package that poses serious risks to regular Georgia...

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...

Governor’s Tax Plan Carries $1 Billion Price

- GBPI press statement issued Feb. 20 in response to governor's revised tax cut plan introduced earlier that day: "Gov. Nathan Deal’s rushed tax cut...

State of the State Highlights Recent Gains, But Major Needs Remain for Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal gave his eighth and final State of the State address, titled Orchards of Opportunity, Thursday morning, highlighting accomplishments and challenges throughout his...

Albany, Georgia: Good people, great community, tremendous needs

Ursula looked me in my eyes and said “When you go back to Atlanta, the first thing that needs to come out of your...

Five Things Georgians Should Know About This Week’s Federal Tax Vote

The U.S. Senate is set to vote as soon as this Thursday on a major tax package that poses serious risks to regular Georgia...

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...

Lawmakers Might Come to Regret Georgia’s Risky Tax Plan

Bill Analysis: House Bill 918 Substitute (LC 34 5383-ECS); Feb. 22, 2018 Georgia leaders are now rushing a massive tax package through the state’s General Assembly...

Governor’s Tax Plan Carries $1 Billion Price

- GBPI press statement issued Feb. 20 in response to governor's revised tax cut plan introduced earlier that day: "Gov. Nathan Deal’s rushed tax cut...

Overview of Georgia’s 2019 Fiscal Year Budget

The $26 billion state budget proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal for the 2019 fiscal year starting July 1, 2018 lays out Georgia’s spending priorities...

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...

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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