There’s an effort in the Georgia legislature to provide tax breaks for the state’s music industry. It would mimic efforts to lure filmmakers to the state with state tax breaks.
The bill would provide a tax break on royalty income paid to musicians – with an eye on keeping Georgia musicians from moving elsewhere to make their music.
Although Georgia has a long music history and is home to a lively hip-hop community, Rep. Steve Dollar (R-Marietta) thinks it could do better. “We have a lot of music natural resources here and what is happening is, we’re losing a lot of that.”
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