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Georgia Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2016


 Georgia sales tax rate changes, April 2016.

Local sales and use tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Georgia on April 1, 2016.

County rate changes

  • Douglas County will discontinue a 1% special purpose tax. The new rate will be 6%.
  • Spalding County will add a 1% special purpose tax. The new rate will be 7%.

Additional information is available at 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.