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{{bonds}}{{tnr}}'''School bond and tax elections in Georgia''' happen under two circumstances:
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* Exceed the 20 mill levy limit set by the Georgia Constitution.
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* To impose new sales taxes to fund educational purposes.
  
 
==Laws affecting school finance==
 
==Laws affecting school finance==

Revision as of 15:04, 16 November 2009

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School bond and tax elections in Georgia happen under two circumstances:
  • Exceed the 20 mill levy limit set by the Georgia Constitution.
  • To impose new sales taxes to fund educational purposes.

Laws affecting school finance

20 Mill limit

Georgia is one of three states that has a constitutionally protected levy limit. Georgia has a 20 mill levy limit protected by the Georgia Constitution. Also, Georgia is one of a few states that uses the mill rate formula over a lengthy mathematical formula in calculating property tax levy limits.

Sales tax for Education

Required notice of bond election