Tag Archives: developers

Deal signs attempt to fix developers’ tax break

Gov. Nathan Deal signs a bill revising a tax break for developers of tourist attractions in Georgia . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , developers , Invest Georgia , Nathan Deal , Ron Stephens , tax break , Tim Golden , tourist attractions , venture capital fund

Coastal developers trolling for tax break, but can’t get it

Legislators passed a major tax break last year for the developers of tourist attractions and resort areas — but the exemption has never been finalized and has never been granted 18 months after it was signed into law . . .

Tags: DCA , developers , Earl Ehrhart , Jason Spencer , Mark Hatfield , Nathan Deal , revenue department , Ron Stephens , tax break , tourist attractions

Battle between banks, developers, FDIC moves to Washington

The “developers bailout bill” that Sen. Don Balfour tried unsuccessfully to pass during the legislative session will resurface at a congressional hearing this week . . .

Tags: developers , distressed assets , Don Balfour , failed banks , FDIC , personal loan guarantees , Rialto Capital , successor creditors , Tivoli Properties

Developers’ bailout bill scaled back in committee

The House Banks and Banking Committee waters down a bill that would have allowed developers to walk away from loans they personally guaranteed . . .

Tags: banks , developers , Don Balfour , Greg Morris , successor creditors

House banking committee hears criticisms of borrowers’ bill

House banking committee holds another hearing but does not vote on a bill that would allow borrowers to walk away from loans they personally guaranteed . . .

Tags: banks , developers , Don Balfour , Greg Morris , Kessel Stelling , personal guarantor , Steve Bridges , successor creditors

Balfour’s ‘developer bailout’ bill nears committee vote

Sen. Don Balfour is trying to pass legislation that would allow developers to escape paying off bank loans they personally guaranteed . . .

Tags: bank loans , Chip Rogers , developers , Don Balfour , Jack Murphy , personal guarantor

For this lawmaker, one bill will never die

The passage of legislation that will grant lucrative tax breaks to developers was an eye-opening experience for a freshman legislator . . .

Tags: developers , free market , Jason Spencer , Nathan Deal , tax break , Tea Party

House gives final OK to developers’ tax break

House gives final approval to a lucrative tax break for developers, but needs a vote from Speaker David Ralston to achieve the constitutional majority . . .

Tags: developers , Gulfstream , House , tax breaks