Georgia allows residents to claim EMBRYOS as Dependents

Georgia allows residents to claim EMBRYOS as Dependents

The Georgia Department of Revenue confirmed Monday that Georgians can claim embryos with cardiac activity as dependents on their taxes.

Why it matters: This is among the first concrete guidance from Georgia's state government about the implications of its anti-abortion law's personhood provision, which grants full constitutional rights to any embryo or fetus with detectable cardiac activity.

What's happening: From July 20, 2022, taxpayers can claim an exemption in the amount of $3,000 per embryo, according to the department.
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