Georgia Referendum B (2000)

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Georgia Question B, also referred to as the increase from $300 to $2,500 of the ad valorem tax exemption for all tools and implements, was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Georgia. It passed, with 64% of voters in favor.

Election Results

Measure B
Approveda Yes 1,386,345 63.5%

Results via Georgia Secretary of State

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Shall the Act be approved which increases from $300.00 to $2,500.00 the ad valorem tax exemption for all tools and implements of trade of manual laborers?[1]

Legislative Statute

This Act increases to $2,500.00 the personal property ad valorem tax exemption granted to manual laborers residing in Georgia with respect to tools and implements of trade. Current law exempts up to $300.00 of the actual value of such tools and implements owned by each laborer. If approved by a majority of the voters, the Act becomes effective on January 1, 2001, and applies to all tax years beginning on or after that date.

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