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Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns

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Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns

Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns

Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be , Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns.

Georgia Rules Embryos Can Now Be , Listed As Dependents on Tax Returns.

'The Guardian' reports that on Aug.

1, Georgia's Department of Revenue said it will now , “recognize any unborn child with a detectable human heartbeat … as eligible for [an] individual income tax dependent exemption.”.

'The Guardian' reports that on Aug.

1, Georgia's Department of Revenue said it will now , “recognize any unborn child with a detectable human heartbeat … as eligible for [an] individual income tax dependent exemption.”.

On July 20, following the reversal of Roe v.

Wade, a law banning most abortions in Georgia was put into effect.

Officials said tax returns filed from July 20 onward are eligible for the new $3,000 fetus deduction.

Officials said tax returns filed from July 20 onward are eligible for the new $3,000 fetus deduction.

Taxpayers must be able to supply “relevant medical records or other supporting documentation … if requested by the [revenue] department.”.

The announcement was met with skepticism from abortion rights advocates and legal analysts.

.

Anthony Michael Kreis, a Georgia State University law professor and political scientist, weighed in on Twitter.

Lauren Groh-Wargo, Stacey Abram's campaign manager, had similar views.


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