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Georgia Sales Tax Rate Changes, January 2016

 New local sales tax rates take effect in Georgia, January 2016.

Sales and use tax in Hancock County, Georgia, will decrease effective January 1, 2016, thanks to the expiration of a 1% educational local option tax. The new combined state and local rate is 7%.

Find accurate local rates for all states 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.