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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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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Standing with Black Lives

Amid the ongoing protests and demonstrations against police brutality, frustration over the deep and long-standing inequities in our …

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Georgia Can’t Afford Another Lost Decade: Options to Increase State Revenues to Close Budget Shortfalls

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia is facing an economic and fiscal crisis that threatens the …

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State Leaders Must Prioritize Long-term Recovery with 2021 Budget; Federal Fiscal Relief Needed

Key Takeaways The coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic decline could lead to steep revenue shortfalls without sufficient federal …

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CARES Act to Deliver Booster Shot of Additional Relief to Families, Economy Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Key Takeaways The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed by Congress is a $2.2 …

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Georgia Won’t Thrive if People Don’t Survive

Key Takeaways: Years of disinvestment, poor public health infrastructure and systemic barriers have exposed Georgians’ vulnerability—particularly for those …

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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Crossover Day 2020

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

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