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Fulton County – Sales Tax Rate Increase

by Diminished Value Car Appraiser on March 22, 2017

Sales Tax Rate Increases to 7.75 Percent on April 1


On April 1, 2017, the sales tax rate in Fulton County outside the City of Atlanta will increase from 7 percent to 7.75 percent, when collection of the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST) begins.


On November 8, 2016, Fulton County voters approved the T-SPLOST referendum to increase the sales tax by ¾ of a penny (or 0.75 percent) in order to fund transportation projects in participating cities.

The new 7.75 percent rate comprises a 4 percent state sales tax and a 3.75 percent Fulton County sales tax and applies to the sale or use of most taxable tangible property and most taxable services delivered to a purchaser in Fulton County outside the City of Atlanta.

For more information about implementing the new tax rate, contact the Georgia Department of Revenue at 877-423-6711 or visit





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