Nick Warner, Ross Rubenstein and Youngwan Son presented “Georgia’s Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for Education: Review of Trends and Policy Implications” during the September 2017 Association for Budgeting and Financial Management conference. The presentation focused on ESPLOST finding inequities, debt levels, and whether ESPLOST has had an effect on the condition of school… more »
Emily Franklin, a CSLF public finance fellow, presented her research on revenue forecasting — done in partnership with the Volcker Alliance — during the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management conference in September 2017. The presentation, “Revenue Forecasting Practices: Accuracy, Transparency and Political Acceptance” has been updated from March 2017 to reflect additional findings
Alex Hathaway, a Center for State and Local Finance researcher, presented preliminary findings on state fiscal transparency — done in partnership with the Volcker Alliance — during the Association for Budgeting and Financial Management in September 2017. This presentation has been updated from earlier version.
Laura Wheeler, a senior researcher with the Center for State and Local Finance, was interviewed by WABE/NPR for a segment on sales tax increases in the city of Atlanta. The article was published Oct. 18, 2017.
Andrew Young School Research Centers Receive $300,000 to Study Georgia’s Job Tax Credit, Local Taxes
ATLANTA – The Laura and John Arnold Foundation has awarded more than $300,000 in grant funding to the Fiscal Research Center and the Center for State and Local Finance to evaluate taxes in Georgia and nationally. The Fiscal Research Center (FRC) received $150,652 to evaluate Georgia’s job tax credit, the state’s primary employment… more »