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  • September 4, 2019

    The Alabama Department of Revenue is providing relief from late-filing penalties for certain corporate taxpayers who are encountering difficulties meeting October state filing deadlines while trying to also file their federal returns by the October federal deadline. Adding to this challenge is the complexity associated with the continued implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

  • September 3, 2019

    The annual wholesale oil license fee return is due on October 15, 2019 for the periods of October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019. If your company was issued a Supplier License, Permissive Supplier License, or an Importer License by the department, then the return must be submitted. The wholesale oil license fee return (B&L:MFT-WOLF) can be viewed on the department’s website at https://revenue.alabama.gov/forms/.

  • August 14, 2019

    The Alabama Department of Revenue encourages eligible online sellers and marketplace facilitators that are subject to a collection requirement to register for the state’s Simplified Sellers Use Tax (SSUT) remittance program by Oct. 1, 2019. Doing so will relieve such sellers from the obligation of certain tax liability for the previous year.

  • June 27, 2019

    Alabama’s 14th annual sales tax holiday for school-related items begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019, and ends at midnight Sunday, July 21, 2019, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, books and clothing free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Cities and counties must notify the state that they will participate in the 2019 holiday by June 21.

  • May 2, 2019

    MONTGOMERY, May 2, 2019 – The Alabama Department of Revenue has been awarded a 2019 FTA Award from the Federation of Tax Administrators for the department’s innovative Electronic Voluntary Disclosure Agreemen Process, which launched October 2018.

  • March 11, 2019

    The Alabama Department of Revenue is offering tax relief to Alabama taxpayers who have been affected by recent severe storms in Lee County. The tax relief measures mirror IRS measures in the same declared disaster areas.

  • November 7, 2018

    The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) partnered with IDEMIA (formerly MorphoTrust® USA) to launch a new pilot program utilizing IDEMIA’s electronic ID (eID) to combat state income tax fraud for 2017 and future filing seasons.

  • October 12, 2018

    The Alabama Department of Revenue is offering tax relief to Alabama taxpayers who have been affected by damage caused by Hurricane Michael. The tax relief measures will mirror IRS measures in the same declared disaster areas.

  • October 11, 2018

    Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, declared that because there is a state of emergency resulting from Hurricane Michael, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief. In order to accommodate this need and provide assistance to the citizens affected by this storm, Commissioner Barnett ordered the temporary suspension of the motor fuel exporter licensing and motor fuel transporter licensing requirements associated with the Alabama Terminal Excise Tax for exporters and transporters supporting disaster relief efforts by engaging in the export of motor fuel from Alabama to other states impacted by Hurricane Michael.

  • August 13, 2018

    On July 31, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) released its long-awaited “Analysis of Federal Tax Law Revisions on the State of Alabama,” a comprehensive review of the changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), commonly known as federal tax reform, and how those changes will likely affect Alabama taxpayers.