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  • 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.

  • August 1, 2018

    The Alabama Department of Revenue has issued its preliminary guidance on the impact of the provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).

  • July 12, 2018

    The Alabama Legislature has enacted the Alabama Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2018 to allow qualifying taxpayers to receive a waiver of penalties and interest on eligible tax types. The application period is now open through September 30, 2018.

  • June 7, 2018

    Upcoming Rule Hearings July 10