Georgia Sales Tax Guide for E-Commerce Retailers

Fast Facts About Georgia Sales Tax

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Does Georgia allow for local sales tax?


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Department of Revenue

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Am I required to collect sales tax in Georgia?

Businesses that have an employee, location (including inventory in a warehouse), or who do other business in the state are required to register for a sales tax permit and collect sales tax from buyers in Georgia. 

E-commerce businesses with economic nexus in Georgia are also required to register and collect.

You have economic nexus in Georgia if you made more than $100,000 or 200 transactions in the state in the previous or current calendar year.

How to Register for a Georgia Sales Tax Permit

Register for a sales tax permit at the Georgia Department of Revenue
Need help? Contact us for help with your Georgia sales tax registration.


How to File Sales Tax in Georgia

WWhen your Georgia sales tax due date rolls around, you can either file yourself online or let a partner like HOST take this onerous task off your plate.

Learn more about handing off your sales tax filings to HOST here!

How to Collect Georgia Sales Tax

Georgia is a destination-based sales tax state. This means that whenever you make a sale to a buyer in Georgia you are required to collect the sales tax rate (state + any local sales tax) at the buyer’s location. 

For example, say you live in Connecticut but make a sale to a buyer in Georgia. You’d be required to charge the Georgia state rate, plus any local city, county and special taxing district rates to your buyer.
Learn more about origin and destination-based sales tax sourcing here. Learn more about how to collect the right amount of state plus local sales tax here.

More about Georgia Sales Tax

Learn more about Georgia sales tax at the Georgia Department of Revenue.