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Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians to meet in Columbus

The Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians will hold a meeting this afternoon at Columbus State University.

The council, created by an act of the General Assembly, is examining the state's tax code and revenue sources. Today's meeting in Columbus will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Bradley Turner Center.

It will be a public forum that is part of the council's fact-finding missing. Noted economists and state business leaders sit on the council, which will be hearing for citizens during the forum.

The council is looking at sales tax, capital gains taxes and capital gains tax exemptions among other things.

It must complete its work by Jan. 10 and report back to the Georgia House.

For more information, go to fiscalresearch.gsu.edu/taxcouncil

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