Thu., March 24, 2011 12:11pm
State legislative leaders on Thursday proposed lowering the income tax rate and leaving groceries untaxed. During a special committee meeting, lawmakers endorsed some recommendations from a tax reform council but rejected others.
Wed., March 23, 2011 2:29pm
Although no jobs creation bills have been taken up this year, if you ask Republican leadership under the gold dome about the issue, they’ll tell you the session isn’t over yet.
Fri., January 21, 2011 4:53pm
Lawmakers will consider reinstating the grocery tax this session. It’s perhaps the most controversial part of a broad plan to overhaul the tax code. Two legislators discussing the plan at recent luncheon on the state budget crisis provide a glimpse of what’s to come when lawmakers take up the issue this year.
Fri., January 7, 2011 6:58pm
The Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness says groceries should be taxed again along with haircuts and cell phone use. But Georgia's AARP worries that seniors could be hit hardest if the reform package passes.
Wed., December 15, 2010 4:41pm
When the Georgia Council on Tax Reform and Fairness makes it’s recommendations next month, businesses will be likely winners and Consumers will bare a higher tax burden.That’s the signal sent by the council’s president AD Frazier.
Mon., November 29, 2010 1:00am
The group tasked with overhauling Georgia’s tax system meets Wednesday in Atlanta. Its recommendations will be ready in a few weeks.
Fri., October 15, 2010 5:03pm
As Georgia’s Tax Reform Council is looking at ways to reform Georgia’s Tax code, Georgia’s gubernatorial candidates say they do not support re-instating the tax on groceries.