Welcome to the Fiscal Research Center

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

  • Tax Policy in Georgia’s 2018 Legislative SessionIn this public presentation, the Fiscal Research Center recapped the tax-related bills that passed in Georgia’s 2018 legislative session, as well as a few news-making bills that didn’t pass. The presentation also highlighted Georgia’s conformity to the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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  • Public Finance Conference Held in AprilThe Andrew Young School of Policy Studies hosted the Public Finance and the New Economy conference on April 26-27. In addition to showcasing new research and scholars from around the country, the conference honored Professor David L. Sjoquist for his substantial contributions to state and local public finance.
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Latest Research

Financing Georgia's Future IV

FRC Report, Publication No. 300, March 27, 2018, Rahul Pathak and Sally Wallace This report documents Georgia’s major state and local revenue sources and highlights key trends… more »

Is SNAP a Helping Hand?

State Tax Notes,  Jan. 08, 2018, Sally Wallace and Noah Cohen This brief discusses the benefits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, while calling for… more »