Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday) (Georgia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Georgia

Name Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday) (Georgia))
Incentive Type Sales Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Ceiling Fan, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Dishwasher, Doors, Lighting, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Windows
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount 100% exemption from state sales and use tax

Equipment Requirements Must meet federal Energy Star efficiency requirements
Expiration Date 2013-10-06


References Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)[1]


Georgia allows an annual state and local sales tax exemption on Energy Star products of $1,500 or less per product, purchased for non-commercial home or personal use.The 100% exemption from the sales and use tax applies to sales occurring during the designated period of October 5th through October 7th of 2012. (For 2013, the designated period is October 4th through October 6th.)

This incentive is available for dishwashers, clothes washers, air conditioners, ceiling fans, compact fluorescent light bulbs, dehumidifiers, programmable thermostats, refrigerators, doors and windows that meet federal Energy Star standards.The state and local sales tax exemption will not apply to ENERGY STAR or WaterSense products purchased for trade, business or resale.

Note: Certain EPA "Watersense" products may also qualify.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Georgia Environmental Finance Authority

Address 233 Peachtree Street, NE
Address 2 Suite 900
Place Atlanta, Georgia
Zip/Postal Code 30303
Phone (404) 656-0938
Fax (404) 656-6416

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: O.C.G.A. § 48-8-3

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


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