ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday

The state of Georgia will have an ENERGY STAR and WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday on October 5 through October 7, 2012.

During the sales tax holiday, these items will be exempt from sales tax if they have the ENERGY STAR 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
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Refrigerators
  • Windows

In addition, these items will be exempt from sales tax 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

The sales tax exemption will not apply to ENERGY STAR or WaterSense products purchased for trade, business or resale.

Download the list of sales tax exempt items by clicking here.