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Analysis: Georgia House members rank 29th most frugal on spending votes

Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Georgia ranked 29th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.

Analysis: Georgia ranks 38th best on unemployment insurances taxes

Georgia finished 38th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Georgia ranked 19th most affected by government shutdown

Georgia ranked No. 19 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Atlanta ranks 15the among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts

Atlanta ranks 15th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Georgia ranked No. 33 in 2019 business climate index

Georgia finished at No. 33 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Georgia posts 31th highest drop in food stamps participants

Georgia ranked No. 31 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Georgia on track to tax online sales

Georgia is compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Georgia posted 3rd lowest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Georgia ranked No. 43 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Georgia posted 31st highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Georgia ranked No. 31 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Georgia posted 20th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Georgia ranked No. 20 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Georgia gets ‘C’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Georgia ranked No. 19 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

AUGUSTA METRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Third Thursday Business Builder, Staying Current: HR & Employment policy updates for 2019

People and workforce are an integral part of business operations – meaning it makes sense that labor regulations and employment policy considerations are consistently ranked among the top 10 concerns confronting managers and owners.

Georgia gets score of 81 on financial transparency

Georgia earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

Farm Bureau official hopes Farmers for Free Trade campaign will sway policy

Georgia Farm Bureau hopes Farmers for Free Trade's new campaign will be successful in its attempt to give farmers a voice.

Farmers for Free Trade's ad campaign pits farmers against Trump's trade war

From Ohio Business Daily

Farmers for Free Trade has launched Tariffs Hurt the Heartland, an advertising campaign featuring true stories of how tariffs will damage the country’s agricultural base.

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