Get Your 2019 GATE (Georgia Agricultural Tax Exemption) Card

Georgia Agricultural Tax ExemptionThe Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE) is a program created through legislation, which offers qualified agriculture producers a sales tax exemption on agricultural equipment and production inputs. Qualified farmers and agricultural producers can apply to receive a certificate showing that they are eligible for this exemption.

The application and renewal system for 2019 GATE cards is now available online. Current cardholders will need a password to renew. Letters with this password have been sent by postal mail and email to current cardholders. Fees for all 2019 cards must be paid online by credit card or e-check. The Georgia Department of Agriculture will no longer accept checks as payment for GATE card fees.

Please note that the GATE rules and qualifications have changed for 2019. View the GATE Program Flyer to see information on these changes.

For assistance, call the Customer Service Center at 855-FARM TAX (855-327-6829) or email

Renew Your GATE Card Online:
You will need your existing GATE ID found on your 2018 GATE card. Apply here.

Start a New Application Online:
To apply for a GATE card, follow these instructions here.

Cherokee Feed & Seed stores require a copy of your GATE card to be on file at the store for sales tax exemption.

Store locations:

Cherokee Feed & Seed
Ball Ground, Georgia (driving directions)

Cherokee Feed & Seed
Gainesville, Georgia (driving directions)

North Fulton Feed & Seed
Alpharetta, Georgia (driving directions)

More information can be found here. You may email your questions or comments directly to vog.a1561607713igroe1561607713g.rga1561607713@xatm1561607713raf1561607713.
To contact the call center between the hours of 8 am and 5:00 pm M-F, dial 1-(855)-FARM TAX, or
1-(855) 327-6829.

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