New 2017 Tax Handbook and Georgia Rankings Reports

Posted On January 12, 2017
Categories Highlights

Georgia lawmakers went back to work this week, ushering in the 2017 legislative session on Jan. 9. On Wednesday, Gov. Nathan Deal also gave his State of the State address and released his fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget report. Our newest publications, the 23rd edition of the Georgia tax handbook and our annual rankings report… more »

Students, Researchers and Faculty Lead at National Tax Association Conference

The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, along with the Fiscal Research Center and (FRC) the Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF), were among the country’s preeminent scholars in tax policy who attended the recent National Tax Association Conference in Maryland.

In particular, the school’s graduate research assistants, excelled at the… more »

AJC Cites Film Tax Credit Study

Posted On August 3, 2016
Categories Highlights, In the News

Gov. Nathan Deal’s office has released new figures on the impact of the Georgia film industry, saying that total spending topped $2 billion for the first time ever during the 2016 fiscal year.

Several news outlets reported the announcement, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which also highlighted a 2016 report on the film tax credit by… more »

Low-Income Single Moms Show Greater Earnings than Other Groups

Posted On July 29, 2016

ATLANTA—Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities according to a study by Georgia State University economists.

Most single mothers on SNAP who start with no income experience substantial earnings mobility in subsequent years, according to the… more »