Equity in Taxes


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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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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Insights 2020 Puts Georgia’s Ongoing Revenue Challenges in Focus

With state agencies facing their first budget cuts since the Great Recession, Georgians were eager to hear more …


Supreme Court To Hear Arguments on Fate of DACA Program

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was established in 2012 and granted some undocumented immigrants brought …

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2020 Revenue Collections Fall Short of State’s Estimates

Based on the first quarter of the 2020 fiscal year, which began July 1, the state of Georgia …

Georgia agencies’ plans to reduce budgets heavy on job, pay cuts

Gov. Brian Kemp’s administration says layoffs should be the last resort for state agencies trying to meet his …

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Georgia Lawmakers Weigh Deep Budget Cuts, Possible Second Tax Cut Against Key Priorities

Last month, Gov. Brian Kemp directed most Georgia agencies to cut state spending, marking the first call for …

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Georgia: High Income Households Receive Greatest Benefits

This report offers the first comprehensive look at how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), …

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