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Deal signs tax breaks, fishing license fee increase

Gov. Nathan Deal signs several bills providing tax breaks, plus a bill that raises the state’s hunting and fishing license fees . . .

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Deal will decide fate of nearly $483 million in tax breaks

Gov. Nathan Deal will have to sign or veto 10 bills granting a variety of tax breaks and tax exemptions . . .

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Senate passes tax break for yacht owners

The Senate passes a House bill that provides a tax exemption on the repair or retrofit of large yachts . . .

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Senate passes tax credits for video game producers

Senate gives final passage to tax breaks for interactive video game producers, over the objections of Sen. Chuck Hufstetler . . .

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Senate approves tax break for Woodruff Arts Center

The Woodruff Arts Center will get a tax break worth $750,000 under legislation passed Tuesday by the Georgia Center . . .

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Tax breaks would have $445 million impact on state revenues

Georgia legislators still have 18 tax bills in play that would have a direct financial impact on state revenues . . .

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Our lawmakers move onward

Georgia lawmakers make it through the session doing what they do best — coming up with rationales for granting tax breaks . . .

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Tax breaks would total $471 million

Tax breaks adopted in this year’s legislative session, if signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, would total nearly half a billion dollars . . .

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GASB 77: A new rule that could cause major headaches for elected officials

A new accounting rule will require state and local governments to fully disclose the financial impact to taxpayers of the tax breaks and exemptions granted to private businesses . . .

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Deal signs more tax credit legislation

Tax credits for “angel investors” are extended for another three years; tax exemptions are also granted to the Atlanta Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta . . .

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