Fulton County Sales Tax

Author: Jason Coles

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Fulton County sales tax is a rate of tax a consumer must pay when purchasing goods (and some services) in Fulton County, Georgia, and that a business must collect from their customers. The base rate of Fulton County sales tax is 3.75%, so when combined with the Georgia sales tax rate it totals 7.75%.

The total 7.75% Fulton County sales tax rate is only applicable to businesses and sellers that are not in the Greater Atlanta area. If your business is based in Atlanta or you sell to customers in Atlanta, then the sales tax rate is 4.9%. This, coupled with the base rate of Georgia sales tax means the effective rate is 8.9%.

Fulton County GA Sales Tax

Since the Fulton County GA sales tax rate 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 can affect the rate you pay or must charge your customers.

Fulton County Sales Tax

Fulton County Sales Tax (not in Atlanta): 7.75%
Fulton County Sales Tax (in Atlanta): 8.9%

Fulton County GA sales tax is no different than most other counties in most 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 the 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 all Georgia county sales tax rates.

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

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

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 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.

Sales Tax Rates in the US


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Jason Coles

Jason Coles is the Founder of Foreign USA and its Chief Content Writer and Editor. Recognized as a prolific business plan writer by many prominent immigration attorneys in the U.S. who refer his services to their clients regularly, Jason has written over 1,350 business plans across the past 17+ years for start-up companies and franchises looking to expand their footprint in the United States. Jason is considered a seasoned expert in his field. He creates detailed business plans for his clients that include five-year financial projections, market and industry analysis reports, demographic studies, organizational charts, job descriptions, employee hiring plans, and more.