Georgia Sales Tax Holiday for WaterSense and ENERGY STAR Products

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When is the Georgia Sales Tax Holiday?

The sales tax holiday on WaterSense and ENERGY STAR labeled products will start Friday, September 30 at 12:01 a.m. and will continue through the weekend until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 2, 2016.

What products are eligible for the sales tax holiday?

WaterSense and ENERGY STAR labeled products with a sales price of $1,500 or less purchased for non-commercial home or personal use will be Georgia state and local sales tax-free. To search for WaterSense-labeled products, visit

What products do not qualify for the sales tax holiday?

Items purchased for use in trade or business and items rented or leased will not qualify for the Georgia state and local sales tax-free holiday.

What is WaterSense?

WaterSense is a partnership program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that seeks to protect the future of our nation’s water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes and services.

What are the benefits of replacing an old, inefficient fixture with a WaterSense model?

WaterSense-labeled products use at least 20 percent less water, and perform as well as or better than conventional models. Residents who purchase a WaterSense-labeled toilet may also qualify for a rebate.

Will I qualify for a rebate if I purchase a WaterSense-labeled toilet?

If you own or rent a single-family residential home built in 1993 or earlier and replace an existing high flow toilet with a new WaterSense-labeled toilet you may qualify for a rebate. Get more information on the Metro Water District Toilet Rebate Program on the Toilet Rebate Program page.

For more information on the Georgia Sales Tax Holiday, please contact:

Taxpayer Services Division
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST
Monday through Friday, excluding holidays