What do we call an amount of money spent by a government

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What do we call an amount of
money spent by a government
for a program or service?
expenditure
Which term describes a city with
its own government?
municipality
Are airport & seaport
authorities, school districts and
MARTA
included in Special-purpose
district forms of government?
YES
What do we call a government that
is created for a single purpose or to
perform one specific job?
special purpose district
What is a tax placed on a
worker’s wages or salary?
income tax
Which type of government receives
its power from a charter?
city
Which form of government is
created by the state legislature
to carry out state laws and
programs?
County
What are the three levels of
Government that collect sales
tax.
State
County
Municipal
In which type of city
government does the mayor
make the major decisions?
“strong” mayor-council
In which type of city government
does the city council make the
major decisions, with the mayor
serving as a figurehead?
“weak” mayor-council
Along with being at least 18 and a
U.S. citizen, what else is required to
vote?
Registered in county
of residence
What county official is elected
to run county government?
County
commissioner
Voters approve this kind of tax
for a 5 year period, usually for
building new schools?
SPLOST
Special purpose local
option sales tax
In which type of city government
does the city council hire a manager
to run the day-to-day business and
operations?
council-manager
How do political parties attempt
to control government?
Getting their members
elected to office by
winning elections
Does a person have to join
a political party?
NO
A council-manager system and a
mayor-council system are examples
of which type of government?
City
What part of the budget
cannot be eliminated?
Spending for
education
An elected Board of
Commissioners is an example of
which type of government?
County
What is the state of Georgia’s
LARGEST source of budget
revenue?
state income tax
The state constitution
allows how many counties
in Georgia?
159
What is any type of money
(income) that a government
receives called?
revenue
The Gwinnett County Public
School system is an example of
which type of local government?
special purpose
What is the largest source of revenue
for county governments?
property taxes
Which government executive
is hired rather than elected?
city manager
Everyone in Georgia lives under
which form of local government?
county
What is the LARGEST budget
expenditure for the state of
Georgia?
education
What tax is collected by
state, county and city
governments as a source of
revenue?
Sales tax

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