Report: Georgia Tax Laws Tough on Poor

May 2, 2010  |  

(Atlanta Business Chronicle) — Georgia’s tax laws are among the nation’s harshest on the working poor, according to a new report.

Georgia is one of five states that tax families of three or four in severe poverty, meaning those earning less than three-quarters of the federal poverty line. That income level in 2009 was $12,827 for a family of three and $16,460 for a family of four, according to a report released on April 28 by the Center on Budget and Policy

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