Tag Archives: tax break

Political Notes – After some culling, more than 100 lawyers still want a judgeship

A lot of attorneys and lower-court judges are angling for one of the three new judgeships on the Georgia Court of Appeals . . .

Tags: Georgia Court of Appeals , Habersham County road paving , Jesse Petrea , Nathan Deal , Ralph David Abernathy III , Sam Olens , tax break , Waters of the U.S.

Mercedes gets its tax break as Deal signs HB 202

Mercedes-Benz gets a special tax break worth nearly $1.3 million a year as part of a property tax bill signed by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: ACCG , Mercedes , Nathan Deal , property tax procedures , tax break , Truett-McConnell

Bill to remove Delta tax break is ready for takeoff

Legislation that could strip Delta Air Lines of a lucrative tax break is making substantial progress in the House . . .

Tags: aviation projects , Delta Air Lines , Earl Ehrhart , tax break

Political Notes – Laying the groundwork for another try at ending malpractice suits

It appears that legislation seeking to eliminate medical malpractice lawsuits in Georgia will be introduced again next session . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , DOT , Georgia 400 toll plaza , Georgia Trial Lawyers Association , Medical Association of Georgia , medical malpractice , Pataula Circuit judgeship , Rick Jackson , tax break , Wayne Oliver

Deal signs tax credit for alternative fuel fleet vehicles

Gov. Deal signs legislation providing a state income tax break for businesses that buy fleet vehicles powered by alternative fuels . . .

Tags: alternative fuel trucks , Nathan Deal , tax break

Bill for tax break on privatized college dorms passes House

Legislation to expedite the privatization of University System dorms and parking decks by providing a tax break to private firms is passed by the House . . .

Tags: dormitories , parking decks , private operators , tax break , University System

Deal signs tax break extension for Gulfstream

Aircraft maintenance firms like Gulfstream Aerospace will continue to get a tax break under legislation signed by the governor . . .

Tags: aircraft maintenance , Alex Atwood , Gulfstream Aerospace , tax break

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

Developers’ tax break, venture capital fund okayed

The Legislature gives final passage to the creation of a state venture capital fund and the correction of problems in a tax break for developers . . .

Tags: Ron Stephens , tax break , Tim Golden , tourist attractions , venture capital fund

Political Notes – WaPo says Gingrey’s ready to get into Senate race

Rep. Phil Gingrey edges closer to entering the 2014 Senate race . . .

Tags: Barry Fleming , child obesity , DeKalb school board , Georgia Power , Phil Gingrey , Senate race , tax break