Georgia lawmakers have been doing the same fiscal two-step every session since the start of the Great Recession.
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Tax break bills
Here is a sampling of Georgia House bills that would grant tax exemptions to various interests.
- House Bill 134 – Would gradually exclude capital gains from state income taxes.
- House Bill 164 – Eliminates the sunset provision on a sales tax exemption on sale of parts and equipment used to maintain and repair aircraft not registered in Georgia. The exemption is set to expire on June 30; this bill would leave the exemption in place permanently.
- House Bill 200 – Sales tax exemption for materials used in certain zoo construction projects.
- House Bill 62 – Reduces or eliminates taxes on purchase of mobile homes.
- House Bill 34 – Income tax credit for certain commercial geothermal heat pumps.
- House Bill 128 – Provides income tax credits for private investment in a city’s designated downtown “renaissance district.”
- House Bill 190 – Tax exemption on the purchase of kidney dialysis equipment.
- House Bill 348 – Tax credit for buying alternative-fuel vehicles.