DeKalb County sales tax is a rate of tax a consumer must pay when purchasing goods (and some services) in DeKalb County, Georgia, and that a business must collect from their customers. The base rate of DeKalb County sales tax is 3% and the SPOLST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) is 1%, so when combined with the Georgia sales tax rate, the DeKalb sales tax rate totals 8%.

The DeKalb County sales tax rate is only applicable to businesses and sellers that are doing business in or selling to customers within DeKalb County, GA. The minimum combined DeKalb County sales tax of 8% is applicable in most areas within the county but there may be other circumstances that allow for more sales tax to be paid or collected within DeKalb County, so you should always do an address search to confirm this.

Sales Tax in DeKalb County GA

Since the sales tax in DeKalb County GA can vary depending on where your business is based, it is important to look up the county and local level sales tax rate and calculate tax based on a specific address since the area and zip code your business is located in, or the specific area in which your customers are based or having products shipped to can affect the rate you pay or must collect from your customers.

DeKalb County Sales Tax

DeKalb County Sales Tax – 8%

Sales tax in DeKalb County GA is no different than most other counties in various states throughout the U.S. There is typically no specific standard rate that you can completely rely on to determine the rate you should pay or collect, so it is important to utilize the services of a professional tax collection company to maintain compliance and abide by U.S. sales tax laws. If you would like to know the sales tax in Georgia by county then head over to our page that has a table listing of all Georgia county sales tax rates in alphabetical order. There are 159 counties in Georgia and the list is pretty long, but it will be very helpful to you in determining the various local level rates in the state of Georgia.

If you would like to look up a specific address in DeKalb County GA or any other county in Georgia to determine the specific rate you must collect at a local level, then you should head over to the Avalara website and enter the street, city, and region to determine your Georgia sales and use tax rate by specific location.

If you are unsure whether your business should collect DeKalb County GA sales tax or you would like to apply for a sales and use tax license for your Georgia business, you will want to visit the Georgia Tax Center website. For other ways to contact the Georgia Dept of Revenue, here is their address and phone number.

Department of Revenue (DOR) Headquarters

Department of Revenue (DOR) Headquarters
1800 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30345
United States
Telephone: (877) 423-6711
Telephone: (404) 417-2100 (if calling from outside the U.S. you must dial 001-404-417-2100)
Fax: (404) 417-2101

Several online services are available 24/7 on the GTC website, including electronically filing a return, making a payment, setting up payment plans, checking the status of a refund, or making a general inquiry on your account.