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  • September 18, 2020

    Tax practitioners who use two CCH return preparation products reported problems with corrupted files and an inability to e-file returns on Sept. 15, resulting in tax returns that were not filed on time.

  • September 16, 2020

    In accordance with the state of emergency declared by Gov. Kay Ivey, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ALDOR) will consider, on a case-by-case basis, relief from late filing penalties for Alabama taxpayers who in the coming days and weeks are unable to timely file tax returns as a result of damage or disruptions caused by Hurricane Sally.

  • August 27, 2020

    Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, pursuant to the power granted to me under §40-2-11, Code of Alabama 1975, and Act 2019-164, Ala. Acts 2019, hereby declares that because there is a state of emergency resulting from Hurricane Laura, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief.

  • August 21, 2020

    Many Alabama families and businesses that received federal coronavirus relief funds will be taxed by the state if legislative action isn’t taken

  • August 19, 2020

    President Trump’s recent executive action will allow employees to defer certain payroll tax obligations. The AICPA wrote to the Treasury and the IRS for guidance on several key questions

  • August 3, 2020

    On March 12, 2019, Governor Kay Ivey signed into law Act 2019-2, also known as the Rebuild Alabama Act (the “Act”). The Act was codified in Title 40, Chapter 17, Articles 12 and 12A. Pursuant to the provisions of the Act, the following fuel tax rate changes and filing requirements will take effect on October 1, 2020.

  • July 13, 2020

    During this time of uncertainty, and following guidance from federal and state officials, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ALDOR) continues to encourage all taxpayers to conduct their business with ALDOR through their online services.

  • April 13, 2020

    Commissioner Barnett ordered the temporary suspension of the motor fuel exporter, importer, and transporter licensing requirements associated with the Alabama Terminal Excise Tax for exporters, importers, or transporters supporting disaster relief efforts by engaging in the export of motor fuel from Alabama to areas in other states impacted by severe weather.

  • March 30, 2020

    The Alabama Department of Revenue would like to remind taxpayers to be vigilant about protecting their personal and financial information. Scammers and fraudsters take advantage of honest taxpayers through calls to action using phishing emails and other methods seeking this type of information. Criminals are always looking for new opportunities to successfully pull off such schemes, such as the federal government’s upcoming stimulus checks.

  • March 23, 2020

    Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Revenue announced today that the state income tax filing due date is extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.