ALABAMA – ADOR Responds To COVID 19 Outbreak March 30, 2020

UPDATED: March 30, 2020, at 7:46 a.m. The Alabama Department of Revenue is monitoring developments pertaining to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is following guidance from federal and state officials. We understand you may have some concerns and uncertainty pertaining to Continue reading ALABAMA – ADOR Responds To COVID 19 Outbreak March 30, 2020

Alabama- Progressive Tax Changes Would Allow Budgets To Endure And Rebuild After COVID-19 MAY 2, 2020

As more businesses close or cut back, as more people lose income, and as fewer of us go to the stores where we normally shop, state tax revenues are falling. That endangers funding for education, public health and other core Continue reading Alabama- Progressive Tax Changes Would Allow Budgets To Endure And Rebuild After COVID-19 MAY 2, 2020

ALABAMA – Penny Tax Expected To Generate $11 Million For Decatur City Schools In 2020

Decatur City Schools leaders and city officials say the one penny sales tax is anticipated to have a huge impact on education in 2020. The City of Decatur collects four cents of sales tax on every dollar, in addition to Continue reading ALABAMA – Penny Tax Expected To Generate $11 Million For Decatur City Schools In 2020

MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

The DOR has issued guidance for drop-shipments into Alabama and remote sellers in the Simplified Sellers Use Tax FAQs found on their website. The State of Alabama does not issue sales tax licenses (resale certificates) to remote businesses (no business Continue reading Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

ALABAMA – ‘Rebuild’ Signs Identify Which Roads The New Gas Tax Money Will Fix

Some Alabama counties will begin placing “Rebuild Alabama” signs to show which roads and bridges the new gas tax money will fix. The “Rebuild Alabama” plan passed earlier this year and increased the state gas tax Sunday by six cents Continue reading ALABAMA – ‘Rebuild’ Signs Identify Which Roads The New Gas Tax Money Will Fix

Alabama – State Rep. Holmes Prefiles Bill To Replace Alabama’s Income, Sales Tax System With ‘FAIR Tax’

State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) on Monday announced that he has prefiled legislation for the 2020 regular session that would eliminate Alabama’s traditional income tax and sales tax system and replace it with a “FAIR Tax” system based on consumption. Continue reading Alabama – State Rep. Holmes Prefiles Bill To Replace Alabama’s Income, Sales Tax System With ‘FAIR Tax’

Alabama – Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 19-21

The 14th annual “Back to School” sales tax holiday is scheduled to begin Friday, July 19, at 12:01 a.m. and conclude at midnight on Sunday, July 21 in the state of Alabama. In preparation for the sales tax holiday, the Continue reading Alabama – Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 19-21

Alabama – Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 9-21

This year’s back-to-school sales tax holiday is scheduled for July 19-21. People shopping between 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 19, and midnight on Sunday, July 21, will not have to pay state sales and use taxes and some local sales Continue reading Alabama – Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 9-21

Alabama – Alabama Supreme Court Holds that All Software is Subject to Sales and Use Tax, While Confirming that Separately Invoiced Services for Custom Software are Not Subject to Tax

In a recent decision, the Alabama Supreme Court held that the sale of computer software, whether “canned” or customized, is subject to Alabama sales and use tax, while confirming that separately invoiced services for custom software programing accompanying the conveyance Continue reading Alabama – Alabama Supreme Court Holds that All Software is Subject to Sales and Use Tax, While Confirming that Separately Invoiced Services for Custom Software are Not Subject to Tax