Equity in Taxes

Overview

The state budget is a reflection of Georgia’s priorities. A stable, equitable tax system is 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 is crucial to growing our state’s economy and expanding shared opportunity for all Georgians.
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Federal Funding Given to Georgia in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As of August 1, 2020, the federal fiscal response to the COVID-19 pandemic includes two major legislative packages: …

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Georgia Revenue Primer for State Fiscal Year 2021

Budget Basics Georgia’s 2021 fiscal year runs July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The total budget available …

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Georgia Budget Trends Primer for State Fiscal Year 2021

The $25.9 billion state budget signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp for the 2021 fiscal year starting …

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Georgians Need Congress to Prioritize Bipartisan Relief Package

Georgians have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression. Infection …

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GBPI Writes Senator Perdue About the HEROES Act

GBPI recently wrote the following letter to Senators Perdue and Loeffler asking them to support the HEROES act …

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2020

    Each year, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute analyzes tax legislation passed by the General Assembly …

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Sine Die 2020: More Work Needed to Address Georgia’s Revenue Crisis

After a three-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the 2020 legislative session ended Friday, June 26. When lawmakers returned in mid-June, the world had shifted. A …

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House and Senate Approve Georgia’s FY 2021 Budget

On Sine Die, the last day of the legislative session, the Georgia House and Senate approved the state’s Fiscal …

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Spread the Word: Raise Revenues for Georgia

Georgia is facing an economic and fiscal crisis that threatens the state’s ability to fund critically-needed programs and …

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Senate Passes FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The Georgia Senate Appropriations Committee met Wednesday morning to discuss changes to House Bill 793, which details the state’s …

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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of …

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GBPI Budget Town Hall

COVID-19 created an economic crisis that led Georgia lawmakers to call for deep budget cuts to every state …

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