Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. […]

AFP GA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER – AUGUST 10th-16th

August 21, 2014J

Click HERE to read full interactive newsletter Two of the five components of economic freedom are the Size of Government and the Rule of Law and they are being attacked! Whether through runaway government like the Federal Reserve or the Environmental Protection Agency or a county circumventing our own Georgia Legislature through tax hikes or […]

Huge Tax Hike Hits Fulton County

August 12, 2014J

You won’t believe it but your Fulton County tax commissioners passed a 17% property tax increase last week on Fulton County families. This is a rate hike that is much larger than what we typically see. Even worse, the tax hike violates state law and could mean millions of dollars wasted through courtroom battles. In […]

SPLOST Deals Are Real Stinkers for Local GA Taxpayers – By Lance Lamberton

August 12, 2014J

Cobb County, one of the largest counties in Georgia, is a cautionary tale for Georgians at the local government level, throughout our State. Once again, Cobb taxpayers are being asked to take a vote on a Special Purpose Option Sales Tax this November. In exchange for living within its means, local government is opting to […]

Time For Tax Reform In Georgia – By Jim Jess

June 03, 2014J

When the legislature convenes again at the Gold Dome in January 2015, it will be time for tax reform in Georgia. Several years ago, a grand plan for tax reform was attempted, but got caught up in legislative and lobbyist wrangling. The same thing could happen again, unless the people push for common-sense reforms. We […]