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Georgia Tax Change for Energy Sold to Manufacturers, January 2016


 Sales and use tax rates for energy sold to manufacturers in Georgia to drop in 2016.

Sales and use tax rates for energy sold to manufacturers in Georgia have been steadily decreasing since January 2013. In January 2016, the rates will drop further.

For most localities, October 2015 rates ranged between 2.5% and 3.25%. Come January 1, the rate will be 1% for all but the following counties (listed with new rate):

  • Bulloch, 2%
  • Burke, 0%
  • Chattooga, 2%
  • Colquitt, 2%
  • Habersham, 2%
  • Hancock, 0%
  • Houston, 2%
  • Mitchell, 2%
  • Rabun, 2%

In addition, the new rate in the City of Atlanta will be 0%. Additional information, including reporting codes, is available through the Georgia Department of Revenue.

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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.