Budget Basics Georgia’s 2018 fiscal year runs July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 and the total budget available to the state is $45.2 billion. That includes $25 billion in state funding, $13.9 billion in federal funding and $6.4 billion
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Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Sine Die 2017 Gov. Nathan Deal is set to consider a grab bag of tax revisions approved by state legislators before the end of the 2017 legislative session. At least 10 tax bills with potential
Georgia House and Senate members are set to consider the final version of House Bill 329, a multipart income tax package that could spell big changes for families, businesses and the state’s finances. Below are five core policy points to
A key Senate committee completed a two-day taxapalooza Wednesday by voting to cut the top state income tax rate, clarify that e-retailers must collect sales taxes for online purchases by Georgians, and eliminate sales taxes on taxi and limo rides.
State legislators are considering a package of income tax changes in the final days of the 2017 session that could lead to major changes for families, businesses and the state’s financial health. The headline-grabbing core of House Bill 329 is
Adding Up the Fiscal Notes: Crossover Day 2017 Each year, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute examines tax bills considered by the state Legislature and tallies potential costs as part of our two-part Adding Up the Fiscal Notes series. This
Analysis of potential revision to House Bill 329 (LC 43 0601S) Georgia lawmakers are considering a large income tax proposal with three sound tax policy reforms alongside one serious shortcoming. On the plus side, the current bill proposes to boost
Analysis of Substitute Version of House Bill 329 (LC 43 0601S) Updated March 8, 2017 Georgia lawmakers are considering a large income tax proposal that contains a mix of positive reforms and measures that raise significant concerns. Some aspects of
Bill Analysis: House Bill 329 (LC 43 0564) – Updated February 27, 2017 Members of the Georgia House are set to consider a large income tax proposal that contains a mix of positive reforms and measures that raise significant concerns.
Updated Dec. 2016 Georgia is missing out on a time-tested tool that helps hardworking families, boosts small businesses and strengthens local economies. Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia give a critical boost to families that work but struggle to