Do you need a new washing machine? Or maybe a dishwasher?
This weekend Georgia shoppers will not have to pay sales tax on big appliances that have the ENERGY STAR label and a purchase price of $1500 or less per item.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR is a voluntary program that helps people save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency. Established in 1992, it identifies products that reduce pollution and utility costs.
Tax-exempt items include:
The items below will be exempt from sales tax if they have been assigned a WaterSense label and have a purchase price of $1,500 or less, per item:
The sales tax exemption is not applicable to ENERGY STAR or WaterSense products purchased for trade, business or resale.
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