Fri., October 4, 2013 9:10am (EDT)

Ga. Tax Holiday Underway
By Associated Press
Updated: 9 months ago

ATLANTA  —  
Those looking to purchase certain energy- and water-efficient appliances and products will enjoy a sales tax holiday this weekend in Georgia. Officials with the state Department of Revenue say the sales tax holiday is limited to items that cost no more than $1,500 and include an Energy Star or Water Sense label. (Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Energy_Star_logo.svg>Wikimedia Commons</a>.)
Those looking to purchase certain energy- and water-efficient appliances and products will enjoy a sales tax holiday this weekend in Georgia. Officials with the state Department of Revenue say the sales tax holiday is limited to items that cost no more than $1,500 and include an Energy Star or Water Sense label. (Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.)
Those looking to purchase certain energy- and water-efficient appliances and products will enjoy a sales tax holiday this weekend in Georgia.

Officials with the state Department of Revenue say the sales tax holiday is limited to items that cost no more than $1,500 and include an Energy Star or Water Sense label.

The tax holiday starts Friday and runs through midnight Saturday.

Products purchased for a business or trade use or those being rented or leased do not apply for the exemption.

Those energy-efficient products include air conditioners, ceiling fans, dishwashers, light bulbs among other items, while water-efficient products can include faucets, toilets and showerheads.