T-SPLOST approval means lost money Albany Herald, Tuesday, June 19, 2012 KELLY AND BRYON GODWIN Bainbridge, GA Grocery taxes would go up to 4 percent on every dollar spent. In most counties, taxes of 8 percent would be applied and collected on utilities, general purchases and possibly in 2013 adding some services and Internet purchases.
From The Brunswick News, June 2, 2012 The Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce is for it, but the Glynn County Republican Party is not. Now, the Glynn County Commission wants to make sure residents get the complete lowdown on the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for transportation before voting to accept or reject it
“T-SPLOST will increase the retail sales tax by 1% on most purchases – including groceries – bringing the overall sales tax rate in some Georgia counties to 8%.