SPLOST Information

What is SPLOST?

SPLOST stands for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. SPLOST is a county-wide, voter-approved one cent sales tax that local governments use to fund specific capital projects.  

Fayette County voters last approved SPLOST in 2017.  Visit 2017 SPLOST Information to see how your pennies were spent.

Who pays the SPLOST?

Everyone.  

SPLOST is different from a property tax.  Property taxes are paid only by people who own property in Fayette County.  SPLOST, however, is paid by everyone who shops and dines in Fayette County, no matter where they live.

How much money is collected from SPLOST & how are those funds shared?

If approved by voters in March, SPLOST will raise an estimated $210,000,000 over a six year period beginning June 1, 2023.

Fayette County and the municipalities of Brooks, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, and Tyrone will share the SPLOST proceeds based on population. An intergovernmental agreement splits the estimated tax revenue as follows:

LocationAmount
Fayette County$ 94,728,900
Peachtree City$ 67,380,600
Fayetteville$ 33,398,400
Tyrone$ 13,492,500
Brooks$ 999,600
Total$ 210,000,000


How will SPLOST funds be spent?

Each jurisdiction has identified its own list of SPLOST-funded projects. 

Peachtree City's list of capital improvements will enhance quality of life in our community.  This includes new multiuse path connections, multiuse path and road repaving, and new fire trucks just to name a few.  For a complete list of Peachtree City SPLOST 2023 projects, click here.

When will we vote on SPLOST 2023?

Fayette County voters will have a chance to weigh in on SPLOST this March.  If SPLOST 2023 passes, it will replace the 2017 SPLOST.  The sales tax will not go up. It will remain seven percent.