Saporta Report’s David Pendered wrote an article on the Center for State and Local Finance’s latest research on tax allocation districts in the United States, Georgia and Atlanta.
Carolyn Bourdeaux is interviewed by WABE’s Elly Yu regarding a proposal to reduce the state’s personal income tax rate from 6 percent to 5.4 percent.
In a WABE piece on Georgia’s 2016 legislative session, Carolyn Bourdeaux, director of the Center for State and Local Finance, is interviewed on her assessment of the budget outlook.
“I think things are, at long last, looking pretty good,” Bourdeaux was quoted as saying. “The state has been through a really long, tough period.”
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Carolyn Bourdeaux, director of the Center for State and Local Finance, is quoted in a news article about the city of Atlanta’s $9 million payment to Atlanta Public Schools.
The payment, made from the city’s general fund, is part of those promised to Atlanta Public Schools when the Atlanta BeltLine tax allocation district (TAD) was… more »
ATLANTA — Revenues from Atlanta’s 10 tax allocation districts (TADs), districts where incremental growth in property tax revenues is used to finance economic development projects, are expected to be up significantly in the current tax year, according to a new Georgia State University report.
I always get the question: “Will we make budget?” So, this is a quick look at the governor’s budget revenue estimates and what the executive branch seems to be thinking in terms of revenue growth.
First, some background: The amended and general budgets… more »
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies will host the Next Generation of Public Finance Conference May 5-6. Proposals are being accepted. Deadline: Feb. 1.
Georgia’s state budget has been through a long, tough period during and after the Great Recession. The good news is that this year it’s looking like the state is finally going to have some breathing room. That being… more »