Food Sold to Qualified Food Banks Exempt in Georgia

Monday, March 20th, 2017

 
 
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The Georgia Department of Revenue released a bulletin on the tax exemption for sales of food and food ingredients to qualifying food banks.

Qualifying food banks are those that (1) are exempt under federal law as 501(c)(3) organizations and (2) operate primarily to provide hunger relief to low income Georgia residents.

To make exempt purchases, food banks must present sellers with a valid letter of authorization. Food banks can get a letter of authorization online through the Georgia Tax Center. Online applications became available on March 16, 2017.

https://www.ttrus.com/sites/default/files/ga/Food_Banks_SUT_Bulletin.pdf


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