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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Crossover Day Recap: Senate Approves Expanding Record Restriction Before Session is Suspended

Crossover Day 2020, the deadline by which bills must pass their legislative chamber of origination in order to …

Ga. House may go after ‘double deduction’ some get when they file income tax returns

The Georgia House is considering eliminating the “double deduction” of state income taxes some Georgians can take on their …

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A Flat Tax is Wrong for Georgia

Sharp Revenue Losses, Middle-Class Tax Increases Pay for Big Tax Cuts for Top Earners Members of the Georgia …

Georgia House backs second income tax rate cut since 2018

Less than an hour after passing a state budget that included spending cuts, the Georgia House backed a …

Lawmakers Move Forward With State Income Tax Rate Cut, Tax Code Reform

Georgia state lawmakers are moving forward with a proposal to further cut the state income tax rate, and shift …

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Georgia Leaders Face Choice Between Tax Cuts for High Income Earners and Funding Key State Priorities

Twelve days into the 2020 session of the Georgia General Assembly, legislators voted to take a week-long break …

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Overview: Georgia’s 2021 Fiscal Year Budget for Georgia Department of Public Health

Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a 2021 budget of $263.5 million in state general funds for the Department of …

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Overview: Georgia’s 2021 Fiscal Year Budget for Georgia Department of Corrections

For Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, Gov. Brian Kemp proposed a $1.16 billion budget for the Georgia Department of …

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Overview of Georgia’s 2021 Fiscal Year Budget

 Overview After a stretch of largely uninterrupted growth that saw state revenues climb by an annual average …

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New Poll Shows Georgians Support Strong Budget, Oppose Risky Tax Cuts

Our state budget is a clear reflection of Georgia’s priorities. Funding critical programs across the areas of health …

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GBPI 2020 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all …

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Heading into a New Decade with Gratitude and Intention

Today marks the last day of 2019 and the end of the decade and GBPI’s 15th anniversary year. …

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