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Georgia Form Guide

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Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption Form ST-5

Required fields:

  1. Name of seller.
  2. Date issued.
  3. At least one box checked for 1-7 Reason for Exemption.
  4. Purchaser’s business name and address.
  5. List GA state certificate of registration number if reason code 5 or 6 is selected above.
  6. Purchaser signature.

Agricultural Certificate of Exemption Form ST-A1

Required fields:

  1. Name of seller.
  2. Date issued
  3. At least one box checked for 1-18 Reason for Exemption.
  4. Purchaser’s business name and address.
  5. Purchaser signature.

Notes:

  • As of 1/1/11 GA now is a SST state and will accept the standard SST exemption form. Regulations also state that the other, state specific forms are still valid.
  • Exempt schools are issued a letter of authorization that may be utilized as a valid exemption certificate per regulation
  • Exemption regulations are under GA Rule 560-12-1-.08.
  • GA accepts the MTC form without any qualifications.
  • Prior to 2011:
    • Sales to Federal, state or local government must be documented with the form ST-5.
    • GA-ST-5

Example forms

  • GA-Agricultural Exemption

Notes:
You can find these forms in the certificate library.

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