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 »

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 »