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Sales and use tax rates vary across municipalities and counties, in addition to what is taxed by the state.

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State Tax Rates

Tax Type Rate Type Rate
CONSUMERS USE AUTO 2.000%
CONSUMERS USE FARM 1.500%
CONSUMERS USE GENERAL 4.000%
CONSUMERS USE MFG. MACHINE 1.500%
 
LODGINGS TAX GENERAL (MOUNTAIN LAKES AREA) 5.000%
LODGINGS TAX GENERAL (ALL OTHER AREAS) 4.000%
 
RENTAL TAX AUTO 1.500%
RENTAL TAX LINENS/GARMENTS 2.000%
RENTAL TAX GENERAL 4.000%
 
SALES TAX AUTO 2.000%
SALES TAX FARM 1.500%
SALES TAX GENERAL \ AMUSEMENT 4.000%
SALES TAX MFG. MACHINE 1.500%
SALES TAX VENDING (FOOD PRODUCTS) 3.000%
SALES TAX VENDING (ALL OTHER) 4.000%
 
SELLERS USE AUTO 2.000%
SELLERS USE FARM 1.500%
SELLERS USE GENERAL 4.000%
SELLERS USE MFG. MACHINE 1.500%

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Locality NameLocality CodeCounty Name
SHELBY COUNTY7058Shelby County
SHELBY COUNTY LODGINGS7558Shelby County
UNABATED SHELBY COUNTY7858Shelby County
Locality NameLocality CodeCounty Name
ALABASTER9413Shelby County
BIRMINGHAM9137Jefferson/Shelby Counties
CALERA9473Shelby County
CHELSEA9158Shelby County
COLUMBIANA9368Shelby County
HARPERSVILLE9645Shelby County
HELENA9489Jefferson/Shelby Counties
HOOVER9424Jefferson/Shelby Counties
INDIAN SPRINGS VILLAGE9122Shelby County
LEEDS9401Jefferson/St Clair/Shelby
MONTEVALLO9604Shelby County
PELHAM9452Shelby County
UNABATED CHELSEA9957Shelby County
UNABATED PELHAM9852Shelby County
UNABATED VESTAVIA HILLS9833Jefferson/Shelby Counties
VESTAVIA HILLS9333Jefferson/Shelby Counties
VINCENT9378Shelby County
WESTOVER9765Shelby County
WILSONVILLE9370Shelby County
WILTON9686Shelby County

Per 40-2A-15(h), taxpayers with complaints related to the auditing and collection activities of a private firm auditing or collecting on behalf of a self-administered county or municipality, may call ALTIST Certified Auditors' Complaint Hotline: 1-334-844-4706 ~ Toll Free: 1-855-638-7092. For tax information and assistance, contact the Department of Revenue.

Per 40-2B-2(g)(2), a self administered county or municipality may elect to opt out of the Alabama Tax Tribunal. Click below for a list of counties and municipalities that have opted-out of the Alabama Tax Tribunal. Counties and Municipalities Opt Out List

Act 98-192, known as the Local Tax Simplification Act of 1998, required each county and municipality to submit to the Department a list of any sales, use, rental, lodgings, tobacco, or gasoline taxes it levied or administered and the current rates thereof. Act 2018-150 requires all counties and municipalities to notify the Department in writing of a new tax levy or amendment to an existing tax levy at least 60 days prior to the effective date of the new tax or amendment. Act 2018-150 also provides that the effective date of the new tax levy or amendment of an existing tax levy shall be the first day of the third month following the Department’s receipt of proper notification as required by law.

CODE EXPLANATIONS Please click here for City/County Code Explanations

Action Indicator: NT - New Tax; RC - Rate Change; AC - Agency Change.
PJ (Police Jurisdiction) Rate: Typically, the PJ rate (tax levied in the PJ) will be one-half the regular tax rate; however, some municipalities may levy a PJ rate other than one-half the regular tax rate. Contact ADOR if you have a question regarding a municipality's PJ rate.
Sales Tax W/D Fee: Automobile Demonstrator Fee - for automobile dealers only.
Lodgings Tax Room Fee: Number of Room Nights - for lodging providers only.

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