2017 Session of the Georgia General Assembly

During the 2017 Session of the Georgia General Assembly, which convened Monday, January 9th, several legislative proposals affecting government revenues and finances will be introduced and considered. Here is a quick preview of some of the major items we expect to be at issue during this 2017 session: Transportation Funding Recent legislation has significantly expanded state and local revenue sources dedicated to transportation due to the passage of HB 170 (the “Transportation...



ACCG Webinar April 12, 2016 (10:00 - 11:30 AM): New Local Government Financial Disclosure Requirements for Economic Development Tax Incentives (GASB 77)

ACCG Webinar: New Local Government Financial Disclosure Requirements for Economic Development Tax Incentives April 12, 2016 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Have you agreed to any tax "abatement agreements"? Or, were your tax revenues affected by somebody else's tax abatement agreement?  Even if you didn't consent - and even if you didn't know… big changes were made to governmental accounting standards, affecting data collection, compliance, intergovernmental relations, the environment for...



Register for Wednesday's News You Can Use (Nov. 4, 2015)

Hello, GGFOA Friends:    I hope you all enjoyed the annual conference and made it home safely from Jekyll.  I am looking forward to serving as your President this year.  As the dynamics of public finance continue to change, your board and committee chairs are working to meet your governmental training and education needs.  I am pleased to announce that our next Wednesday's News You Can Use Session is on the topic of"2015 Transportation Funding Act - Legislative Update."   The...