Author: Alfie Meek

Fiscal Impact, Research, Tax Credits

Fiscal Impact of the Georgia Rural Jobs Tax Credit

This report examines the fiscal impact of the Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act (GARJA). The portfolio provided to the research team represented $100 million of investments that were made in 33 rural Georgia companies.  These investments were directly responsible for the creation, or retention, of more than 1,000 jobs across rural Georgia in various …

Fiscal Impact, Research

The Fiscal Impact of SunTrust Park at The Battery Atlanta on Cobb County

This report examines the fiscal impact that the new home of the Atlanta Braves, SunTrust Park, and The Battery Atlanta has on Cobb County, Georgia as well as the Cobb County School System.   The report looks at the $300 million public contribution as well as the millions of dollars the county contributes annually to capital …

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research

The Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Music Industry in Georgia: Production, Distribution, Support, and Tourism

This report examines the impact that the music industry has on the Georgia economy.  Excluding music tourism, the economic impact of the music industry in Georgia in 2016 was $3.5 billion. There were nearly 17,000 people employed by, or who spent a significant part of their time, and/or received a significant part of their income …

Fiscal Impact, Research

Fiscal Impact Analysis of the North Carolina Rural Job Creation Fund

The study provides a model estimate of both the fiscal impact and return on investment that would result from a proposed Rural Job Creation Fund in North Carolina. The report can be found here.

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research, Tax Credits

Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act – Economic and Fiscal Impact

The Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act (GARJA) seeks to provide capital for small businesses in rural Georgia. The GARJA would encourage $100 million of private capital investment over the first two years in rural areas in part by making tax credits available to private sector investors.  Using an input-output model of the area identified …

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research, Tax Credits

An Update of the Projected Economic and Fiscal Impacts of a Tennessee Historic Rehabilitation Investment Incentive

This report is an update to an earlier report published in February 2014 using more recent data. The study provides a model estimate of both the economic and fiscal impacts that would result from the construction spending, as well as the operations of the new economic activity that locates within rehabilitated historic properties utilizing this tax …