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:

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][2]

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.

See also


  1. Georgia Secretary of State, "Georgia Election Results: Official Results of the November 7, 2000 General Election," accessed on July 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.