Georgia Sales Tax Holiday for Insert Your WaterSense® Labeled Products Logo Why Save Water? The Basics In Georgia, the average person uses 100 gallons of When: October 2-5, 2008 water every day, and, on average, 70 percent of that water is used indoors. Additionally, the combination of What: WaterSense labeled products will be exempt recent droughts and increased demand has strained our from the Georgia state sales tax. resources. But we can all reduce our water use by as much as 30 percent by taking a few simple steps, such To find a list of WaterSense labeled products, visit www.epa.gov/watersense//pp/lists.htm. as installing high-efficiency plumbing fixtures that have earned the WaterSense label. Best of all, the Peach To find a list of retailers and distributors selling State is making it even easier for you to do so. WaterSense labeled products, visit [placeholder]. From October 2-5, 2008, Georgians can purchase Who: The sales tax exemption is intended only for WaterSense labeled products without paying sales tax. individuals for noncommercial home or personal Whether you buy in store or online (as long as the use. delivery address is within the state), you can be more water-efficient without having to pay more than the sticker price. Why Should You Care? If just one out of every four households in Georgia would Using water efficiently will help conserve supplies for retrofit their bathrooms with WaterSense labeled future generations. bathroom fixtures, it could save nearly 10 billion gallons Protecting and preserving the state’s water supply is per year—enough for every Georgian to take a shower critical to our economic future and human health. daily for about two months. Purchasing WaterSense labeled products will help you protect the environment, as well as save on your What Are WaterSense Labeled Products? utility bills. WaterSense is a national program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that Visit the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s makes it easy to find water-efficient products. Toilets, Web site at <URL> for more information about the sales faucets, and other products that are independently tax holiday. Visit the WaterSense Web site at certified to meet U.S. EPA criteria for water efficiency <www.epa.gov/watersense> for more information about and performance can earn the WaterSense label. the program and how it’s making it easy for Americans to save water. You can find the WaterSense label on many different models of toilets and faucets—check with your favorite [Insert utility Web site and contact information here]. store to find out what it has in stock. Whether remodeling a bathroom, starting construction of a new home, or simply replacing older fixtures that waste money and water, installing a WaterSense labeled toilet or bathroom sink faucet is a high- performance, water-efficient option worth considering. (866) WTR-SENS (987-7367) · www.epa.gov/watersense · email@example.com Recycled/Recyclable—Printed with Vegetable Oil Based Inks on 100% Process Chlorine Free Recycled Paper.
Pages to are hidden for
"Georgia WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday - DOC"Please download to view full document