Georgia sales tax

Download Georgia 2020 sales tax rates by ZIP code

Georgia tate sales tax rate

Base state sales tax rate 4%
Local rate range* 0%-5%
Total rate range* 4%-9%

* Due to varying local sales tax rates, we strongly recommend using our Georgia sales tax calculator to look up the exact sales tax rate for your location.

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NOTE: The outbreak of COVID-19 (caused by the coronavirus) may have impacted sales tax filing due dates in Georgia. Please consult your local tax authority for specific details. For more information, visit our ongoing coverage of the virus and its impact on sales tax compliance.

Georgia sales tax details

The Georgia (GA) state sales tax rate is currently 4%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 9%.

Any entity that conducts business within Georgia may be required to register for one or more tax specific identification numbers, permits, and/or licenses. Furthermore, economic nexus may be triggered 

Starting January 1, 2020, economic nexus may be triggered by $100,000 in sales or 200 transactions. Included in this calculation are retail sales of tangible personal property delivered electronically or physically to a location in Georgia for consumption, use, or storage in the state. Taxable services are not included in the threshold count.

Amazon owns and operates several fulfillment centers and customer service centers in Georgia. If you participar in the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program and have goods stored in these locations, you have triggered sales tax nexus and should be sure to understand your tax collection responsibilities.

Georgia sales tax guide for businesses

Our free, online guide covers all aspects of managing Georgia sales tax compliance. Topics include:

  • Business registration
  • Collecting sales tax
  • Filing sales tax returns
  • State nexus obligations
  • And more!

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Georgia sales tax calculator

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Why can't I just use the ZIP code?

  • There are often multiple sales tax rates per ZIP code, county, and city.
  • ZIP codes often overlap, or become subsets of other ZIP codes, or represent no geographic region at all.
  • ZIP codes aren't stable. In any given year, the USPS makes numerous boundary changes to ZIP code areas.

For the most accurate sales tax rate, use an exact street address.

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What do these tax rates mean?

  • The combined tax rate is the total sales tax rate of the jurisdiction for the address you submitted.

  • The jurisdiction breakdown shows the different sales tax rates making up the combined rate.

  • While most taxable products are subject to the combined sales tax rate, some items are taxed differently at state and local levels. Be sure to apply the correct sales tax rate to your sale.

The rates presented are current for the date and time you submitted the address, but may change at any time with new tax legislation.

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How to use this sales tax rate

  1. Determine who's responsible to collect and remit the sales tax amount. 

  2. Determine if your product or service is taxable in the responsible party’s jurisdictions.

  3. Apply the sales tax rate shown above to your taxable product or service’s value.

Georgia sales tax resources

Georgia sales tax quick reference guide

This one-page guide to Georgia sales tax covers collection, filing, and due dates. Think of it as your compliance cheat-sheet.

Georgia sales tax rate changes

Need to know which sales tax rates in Georgia are changing? Check out our tax rate change tracker for details.