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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 – AUGUST 10th-16th

August 21, 2014 J

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, 2014 J

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, 2014 J

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, 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 [...]