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Q: I need to register as a lobbyist in Georgia and I have heard Georgia has overhauled their system. Were there any changes to how one registers or to what is required on lobbying reports? A: Georgia has undergone a […]

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Q: I want to sell my company’s product to a state or local government entity. Do I need to register as a lobbyist? A: Jurisdictions approach the issue of procurement lobbying differently and registration requirements can vary widely from one […]

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Question: For federal income tax purposes, our organization has been using the aggregate amounts reported on our quarterly LD-2 lobbying activity report as our non-deductible lobbying expenses.  Can the expenditures we compile for LDA reporting be used interchangeably for tax […]

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