Sales Tax Rate In $locality Georgia 2016 Effingham County, Georgia Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Effingham County



2016 Effingham County sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Georgia State Sales Tax 4.00%
Effingham County Sales Tax 3.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Effingham County, Georgia sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 4.00% Georgia state sales tax and 3.00% Effingham County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 3.00% county sales tax.

  • The Effingham County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Effingham County
  • Effingham County collects a 3% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Georgia law
  • Effingham County has a higher sales tax than 70.8% of Georgia's other cities and counties

Effingham County Georgia Sales Tax Exemptions

EFFINGHAM COUNTY - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Groceries is subject to special sales tax rates under Georgia law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Georgia state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Georgia's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Effingham County.

Groceries:6% Clothing:7% Prepared Food:7% Prescription Drugs:3% Non-Prescription Drugs:3%

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All merchants operating in Effingham County must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Georgia Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Georgia sales tax.

Effingham County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Effingham County sales tax region partially or fully covers 6 zip codes in Georgia. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Georgia here

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