April 25, 2024 • Commentary

Is this Georgia fee still constitutional?

Until recently, impact fees were believed to be immune from attacks under the Takings Clause of the United States Constitution. What has changed?

January 10, 2024 • Blog

This “could” be a big legislative session

While every session of the General Assembly – like every election – is billed as consequential, this time the hype could be right.

December 27, 2023 • Blog

11 biggest stories of 2023

As we prepare to welcome in a new year, here is a review of our most read and most shared stories of 2023.

December 6, 2023 • Commentary

Time to redraw our economic future

States across the nation have been moving aggressively to position themselves as business-friendly through lower tax rates. Georgia needs to join them.

October 26, 2023 • Blog

11 spooky policy ideas to avoid

Here are 11 spooky policy ideas we should all run from like a man in a mask is chasing us.

July 27, 2023 • Blog

Some Georgians brace for higher property taxes

Most Georgians will pay higher property taxes unless local governments adopt the “rollback rates” that keep taxes the same from the prior year.

May 17, 2023 • Commentary

The separation of powers is working

Gov. Brian Kemp vetoed nine items in the fiscal 2024 budget and ordered agencies to “disregard” another 134 legislative instructions about state spending.

April 19, 2023 • Commentary

Is it a correction or a reckoning?

March revenues declined by almost $83 million, or about 3%, compared to March 2022.

March 15, 2023 • Commentary

New tax reform on the horizon?

There has been much talk about getting to a zero income tax to match neighboring Florida and Tennessee, or just lowering the rate to remain competitive.

December 27, 2022 • Commentary

Accelerate Georgia’s tax cuts

Lawmakers have a lot of decisions to make around the state's $6 billion-plus surplus.