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Georgia: State Sales Tax on Fuel Now Frozen


 Georgia: The prepaid state sales tax rate on fuel is now frozen.

In order to stabilize the rate of taxation on motor fuels and aviation gasoline in Georgia, the General Assembly of Georgia and Governor Nathan Deal have enacted HB 319, which freezes prepaid state taxes on motor fuel and aviation gasoline at the rate levied as of June 1, 2014. The suspension will conclude on December 31, 2015. The legislation does not freeze local prepaid sales taxes on fuel.

This is not the first time Gov. Deal has frozen the state sales tax on fuel.

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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.