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Georgia Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2015


 Local sales and use tax rate changes coming to Georgia, April 2015.

Numerous local sales tax rate changes will take effect in Georgia on April 1, 2015.

The following counties (listed with new rates) will impose a 1% sales tax for education:

  • Baker County, 7%
  • Brooks County, 7%
  • Clinch County, 7%

The following counties (listed with new rates) will impose a 1% special purpose sales tax:

  • Chattahoochee County, 8%
  • Habersham County, 7%
  • Seminole County, 7%
  • Twiggs County, 7%

Finally, the 1% special purpose sales tax in Liberty County will expire, reducing the combined rate to 6%. Georgia Department of Revenue website.

Find accurate sales tax rates for localities in every state with this free sales tax rate map.

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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.