The state of Georgia levies a 4% state sales tax rate on the retail sale, lease or rental of most goods. Local jurisdictions impose additional sales taxes up to 4%. The sales tax rates in the state of Georgia are within the 4% to 8% range.
Use tax is due on all purchases brought into the state of Georgia, unless specifically exempted. Use tax is due at the same rates as sales tax. Returns are to be filed on or before the 20th day of the month following the month in which the purchases were made. For example, purchases made in the month of January should be reported to the state of Georgia on or before February 20th.