What is a SPLOST?
A county-wide 1¢, voter-approved “Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax” for a specific time that local governments can use to fund specific capital projects.
How will SPLOST funds be shared?
Fayette County and the municipalities of Brooks, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, and Tyrone share the SPLOST proceeds based on population. An intergovernmental agreement splits the estimated tax revenue as follows:
Who pays the SPLOST?
The SPLOST is paid by everyone who shops and dines in Fayette County, no matter where they live. This is different from a property tax, which is only paid by property owners in Fayette County.