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Taxpayers Should Act Now to Take Advantage of IRS Changes

By   /  October 26, 2013  /  Opinion  /   Comments

Tweet Taxpayers Should Act Now to Take Advantage of IRS Changes By: Rick Rodgers, CFP Unlike last year, tax planning for 2013 is not hampered by uncertainties over alooming fiscal cliff. Unfortunately, there is always some uncertainty and a few expiring provisions to warrant special attention by taxpayers. Managing income taxes at year end involves [...]

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Inauguration: Just another I Love Me Moment

By   /  January 20, 2013  /  Jim Layne  /   Comments

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Tweet bi Jim Layne Just sitting here grieving the retirement of longtime conservative talk radio host Neil Boortz and wondering to whom we will turn for the voice of dissent now that there’s no one with nothing to lose. Pardon me just a moment while I remove the tinfoil hat from my Slurpee (T) and [...]

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The truth about taxes

By   /  November 29, 2012  /  Opinion  /   Comments

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Tweet My voting record as a member of the House, and now as a member of the Senate, confirms that I am not in favor of tax increases. I have never supported or voted for tax increases, and I don’t intend to start now.

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‘No’ to more taxation

By   /  July 30, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /  Comments Off

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Tweet   As far as taxes go, I’m generally in favor of sales taxes.  They have the benefit of being a bit fairer as well as being easier to not have to pay.  That makes them more voluntary than other forms of taxation.  However, I’m urging voters to vote against the T-SPLOST referendum on our [...]

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Extend the tax credit

By   /  October 23, 2009  /  Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet With all the nonsense going on in government in Albany, Atlanta and Washington, D.C., it’s easy to overlook government gone good. One such example is the $8,000 homebuyer tax credit – a true economic stimulus if there ever was one. Because the tax credit in place, consumers are returning to the market, the inventory [...]

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Should churches pay taxes?

By   /  October 22, 2009  /  Jeff Sexton, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Doug Rea, the pastor at Connections Albany, is one of the most genuine men I’ve ever met, in any walk of life – much less as a Christian and pastor. Considering the company I’ve kept over the years, that is truly one of the highest compliments I can give a person, and I mean [...]

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House greenlights tax hike for transport

By   /  March 3, 2009  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet By Maggie LeeGeorgia Online News Service ATLANTA – The Georgia House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to create a statewide sales tax hike of 1 cent to fund transport projects throughout the state. The bill itself passed 149-18. A second resolution, which would trigger the required referendum on the tax, passed 151-15. Bill author [...]

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Taxpayers, Revolt!

By   /  October 11, 2007  /  News  /   Comments

Tweet Putney-based endeavor should merge with initiative that sprung after Albany’s failed attempt to raise the ad valorem rate in 2006 About 90 people – most of whom are elderly residents of south Dougherty County – packed a church hall this week to get details on property tax relief opportunities that they are missing out [...]

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