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Cut GA Taxes, Have Government Pay You! – By Joel Aaron Foster

What if I could show you that Georgia taxpayers could cut our income tax rate, cut our cost of living overall, raise our quality of life and bring more jobs and prosperity to Georgia simply by making a few bold moves to simplify our taxes? On Tax Day, individuals and families are familiar with the [...]

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AFP GA Weekly Newsletter – April 18th-April 26th, 2014

April 18, 2014

Read full newsletter online HERE. So, it’s over (sigh)! It’s over? No, it’s only begun… A lot of Georgians have come to believe that Tax Day means an ever-increasing tax burden and government spending that far outpaces it. It’s a foregone conclusion. Or is it? This Tax Day Weekend, AFP GA activists went a step [...]

School Choice Increases Property Values

April 17, 2014 J

A recent study concludes that school choice increases local property values, says Ashley Bateman of the Heartland Institute. Looking at New York City, student performance increased with the expansion of charter schools. Not only did graduation rates rise, but net income and housing demand in those neighborhoods also increased. In all, the authors found that [...]

Tax Policy Trails The Campaign Trail – Benita Dodd (GPPF.org)

April 17, 2014 J

With the April 15 tax filing deadline imminent, the Tax Foundation sent out its perennial reminder of Tax Freedom Day, the day Americans have collectively paid off their federal, state and local taxes and can begin to work for themselves. Unfortunately for Georgians, Tax Freedom Day comes three days later than it was last year: [...]