Georgia Sales & Use Tax

Georgia levies a 4% state sales tax rate on the retail sale, lease or rental of most goods. Local jurisdictions impose additional sales taxes up to 5%. The sales tax rates in the state of Georgia are within the 4% to 9% range.

Use tax (same rate) is due on all purchases brought into the state of Georgia, unless specifically exempted. Returns are to be filed on or before the 20th day of the month following the month in which the purchases were made. 

Georgia provides exemption opportunities for the following industries: 

  • Manufacturing

Statute for Refunds: 36 Months

Utility Exemption: Yes, predominant use (over 50%); Study is required.

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