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A non-partisan think tank assisting Georgia’s state and local policymakers on questions of tax and economic policy.

  • New Research Analyzes Impact of Georgia’s TAVT Download the report. In 2013, Georgia implemented the title ad valorem tax, or TAVT, leveling significant implications for vehicle taxation. Notably, the new system replaced the previous sales tax ad valorem system with a one-time tax on new purchases,  leases, and out-of-state vehicle registration. In a new Fiscal Research Center report, Senior Research… more »
  • Changes to Georgia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Download the policy brief. In a new policy brief, “Data Snapshot: Changes to Georgia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,” researchers Alex Hathaway and Lakshmi Pandey provide an update on the state’s participation in this federal program. Previously known as the Food Stamp Program, SNAP has been active for more than 50 years. It is… more »

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