State sales tax rate

4%
Base state sales tax rate 4%
Local rate range 0%-4.9%
Total rate range 4%-8.9%

* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Georgia. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.

Download the Georgia tax rate table

Need fast access to the current sales tax rates in Georgia? Get them here. The Georgia tax rate table includes county tax rates, city tax rates, and more in a .CSV file organized by ZIP code.

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Georgia sales tax basics

The Georgia (GA) state sales tax rate is currently 4%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 8.9%.

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

 

 

 

How to register to collect sales tax in Georgia

Any business entity that sells, offers for sale or regularly solicits sales of tangible personal property, certain taxable services, or contracts to provide services in the State of Georgia is required to register for a Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Registration

How to register a new business in Georgia.

How to file sales tax returns in Georgia

The Georgia Tax Center allows companies to file and pay taxes online.

For more information on how to file a return go here.

For information about state sales tax rates, go here

Deadlines for filing sales tax returns in Georgia

Unless otherwise indicated, tax returns must be filed by the 20th of the month following completed transaction month.

Georgia Sales Tax Rate by County

Are you looking for tax rates within a certain county? We have a list of all the counties in Georgia along with their sales tax rate.

 

Georgia Sales Tax Rates by City

Each city or town in Georgia may charge additional sales tax. Find the local tax rate for each city.

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