Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE) cards are due to Oconee EMC by December 30, 2023. If GATE cards are not received by this date, accounts will be removed from tax-exempt status.

How does it work?
Qualified agricultural producers must submit their new tax exemption certificate to Oconee EMC in order to receive a sales tax exemption on agriculture equipment and production inputs.

How do I apply?
Applications may be completed electronically online at or submitted by mail. We anticipate applications being available at your county Farm Bureau office.

More information can also be found at 

Questions? 855.FARM.TAX or 855.327.6829. If you would like to receive text messages with updates on the tax exemption program, text GATE to 72727.

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