Georgia Sales Tax Rate Among Lowest in Nation
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
Georgia's 4% state tax rate came in 39th lowest according to a new report released today by the Tax Foundation.
California, despite a 1 percent reduction in its sales tax rate that took effect July 1, 2011, still has the highest state-level rate at 7.25 percent. Five states tie for the second-highest statewide rate with 7 percent each: Indiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Tennessee.
The lowest non-zero statewide sales tax is in Colorado, with a rate of 2.9 percent. Seven states follow with 4 percent: Alabama, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, New York, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
Georgias sales tax rate ties it with Alabama, Hawaii, Louisiana, New York, South Dakota, and Wyoming.