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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 »

What the Changing Face of Georgia Means for the State’s Fiscal Health

Posted On April 21, 2017
Categories FRC Blog, Highlights

Georgia’s changing population and economy are creating new challenges and opportunities for the state, with potentially far-reaching implications. How Georgia responds to its aging population, projected increase in demand for health care, and shifting employment base will all affect the state’s fiscal health in the decades to come.

From 2000 to 2030, Georgia is projected… more »

Geographic Dispersion of SNAP Enrollment in Georgia

Posted On March 1, 2014
Categories FRC Blog

In 2012, approximately 20 percent of Georgia’s population received Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (formerly food stamps). This percentage share was the sixth highest in the country. However, there is substantial county level variation in the share of the population that received SNAP benefits in a given year. In this map feature, we illustrate… more »