Sales Tax Holiday For Certain Energy Efficient Products

PicThe State of Georgia has a sales tax holiday for certain energy efficient products on Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 6, 2013.  The items that will qualify are certain ENERGYSTAR® or WaterSense labeled products that have a purchase price of $1500 or less per item and will not be used for trade, business or resale.

ENERGYSTAR® is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that encourages the use of energy efficient products and practices to save money and protect the environment.

WaterSense, a partnership program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to protect the future of our nation’s water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes and services.

The following items will be sales tax exempt if they bear the ENERGYSTAR® label and have a purchase price of $1,500 or less per item:

  • Air conditioners
  • Ceiling fans
  • Clothes washers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Dishwashers
  • Doors
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Refrigerators
  • Windows

In addition, these items will be sales tax exempt if they have the WaterSense label and have a purchase price of $1,500 or less per item:

  • Bathroom sink faucets
  • Faucet accessories (such as aerators)
  • High-efficiency toilets
  • High-efficiency urinals
  • Showerheads
  • Weather or sensor-based irrigation controllers

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (912) 353-7800

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