A discussion on tax reform could be on the horizon in Georgia. A Georgia tax code overhaul attempt failed a few years ago. Now, after a legislative session devoid of a broad discussion on taxes, there are signs conservatives plan to push for action next year.
House lawmakers Thursday tweaked last year’s the tax reform bill to lighten the load on Georgians who lease rather than purchase a car. Car leasers would no longer have to pay a monthly sales tax on the vehicle.
Georgia lawmakers will tackle tax reform again in next year’s legislative session. But they will be drafting a bill that fixes some of the provisions from the tax overhaul they passed earlier this year.
Governor Nathan Deal signed into law today/Thursday the Georgia Jobs and Family Tax Reform Plan. The signing took place at the Award’s Luncheon for the 2012 Manufacturers of the Year---- with news that another big business is coming to Georgia.
A tax break bill that gives perks to businesses and cuts the property tax on motor vehicles now awaits Gov. Nathan Deal's signature. The state Senate unanimously approved it last week. But some economists say it’s too early to tell what kind of economic impact the tax package will have.
A tax reform plan that would remove an unpopular car tax and the sales tax manufacturers pay on energy unanimously passed the state Senate Thursday. The state House has already passed the measure so it now heads to Governor Nathan Deal, who says he will sign it.
A tax reform bill proposed on Monday could be headed for Governor Nathan Deal’s signature as early as Thursday when the state Senate plans to vote on it. Some critics say there’s not enough time to vet the bill before the end of the legislative session next week.
With only days left in this year’s legislative session, lawmakers are pushing comprehensive tax reform legislation through the General Assembly. A joint committee introduced a massive tax reform bill Monday that would reduce taxes.