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Georgia Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2014


 Georgia announces April 2014 sales tax rate changes.

The Georgia Department of Revenue has announced a number of upcoming local sales and use tax rate changes.

Effective April 1, 2014:

  • Floyd County will adopt a 1% special purpose tax, bringing the local tax rate to 7%;
  • Haversham County will discontinue its 1% special purpose tax, dropping the local tax rate to 6%; and
  • Twiggs County will discontinue its 1% educational tax, droppping the local tax rate to 6%.

Floyd County last changed its rate of sales tax in July 2013, when the rate dropped 1% to 6%.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.