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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 [...]

Issues

This Is Not A State “Fair Tax” – By Virginia Galloway

March 11, 2011 J

[img_assist|nid=23007|title=Fair Tax?|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=200]Some Georgia citizens, including more than a few state legislators, are under the impression that the tax reform legislation, HB 385-387, are similar to the federal “Fair Tax” proposal. These bills, 127 pages each and created by the Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness For Georgians, are definitely not the Fair Tax. In a multitude of ways, these bills differ from the Fair Tax, but here are three big differences.

Don’t Be A Dope About HOPE: The High Cost of “FREE” – By Gerry Purcell

March 11, 2011 J

[img_assist|nid=23004|title=Hope|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=100]At the risk of angering some parents and young people, I have to get something off my chest.  
 
In my senior year of high school (1980), my dad took me to our family bank to introduce me to his banker.  He made the introductions and said, “Son, this gentleman may be able to help you with your college tuition.  I will leave you two to work it out.” He then left the room and left me to handle it with the banker.  I was 18 years old.
 

2011 AFP GA Day A The Capitol – Wednesday, Mar 16, 8:30AM

March 10, 2011 J

It[img_assist|nid=22996|title=AFP GA Day At The Capitol|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=100]’s the hands-on training for citizen advocates in Georgia now in its 5th year! Meet House Speaker David Ralston, learn how to lobby your legislator, track and work legislation that matters to you all while hearing from some of the key players in the GA Legislature in a private meeting.

ATTENTION ACTIVISTS: We need your help to spread the word about the training and speak with lawmakers about critical issues like pending tax legislation and educational choice legislation in Georgia!