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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 [...]

Taxes Issues

Time For Tax Reform In Georgia – By Jim Jess

June 03, 2014 J

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 [...]

Braves Deal Is A Wild Pitch – By Lance Lamberton

May 22, 2014 J

Most people believe that some taxation is necessary to pay for the necessary functions of government. Therein lies the rub: what are those functions? Is it to help pay for a new baseball stadium which exists for the sole purpose of entertainment? Is it to help underwrite the financial investment of a multi-billion dollar corporation [...]

Bring The Tax Debate Home To Georgia – By Joel Aaron Foster

April 24, 2014 J

Things are relatively peachy in Georgia. According to Site Selection Magazine, Georgia boasts the best US business climate.  We have a right to work state, enjoy no estate tax and our state and local debt ratio is one of the lowest in the country. Our state’s rapid economic growth reflects a strong economic freedom environment [...]

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: [...]

AFP GA Day of Action Letter – ATL & Savannah

April 08, 2014 J,

Read the entire letter online HERE. Dear Activist, Are you an idiot? I know you’re not an idiot but, sometimes, if you’re like me, you probably feel like one when it comes to tax season. It’s tough to know just how hard you work to pay for the government’s reckless spending habits at your expense. [...]