For a list of income exempt from Alabama Income Tax, go to: Listing of exempt income items
Interest on obligations of the State of Alabama or any county, city, or municipality of Alabama, and interest on obligations of the United States, or any of its possessions.
For single persons, heads of families, and married persons filing separate returns: 2% First $500 of taxable income 4% Next $2,500 of taxable income 5% All taxable income over $3,000 For married persons filing a joint return: 2% First $1,000 of taxable income 4% Next $5,000 of taxable income 5%
Certain taxpayers are eligible to contribute funds to a special savings account to save funds for a down payment and closing costs on the purchase of a first home in Alabama. Contributions up to $5,000 for a single taxpayer or $10,000 for married couples filing a joint return to this
Taxpayers using the Single and Married Filing Separately filing statuses are entitled to a $1,500 personal exemption. Taxpayers using the Married Filing Jointly and Head of Family filing statuses are entitled to a $3,000 personal exemption. Part year residents are entitled to the full exemption amount. A dependent or student
Military personnel who list Alabama as their home of record are required to pay Alabama income tax regardless of where they are assigned, or the length of time spent in Alabama. Alabama income tax law does not exempt active duty military.
Yes. Report your income on a Form 40NR. You can get a copy of this form on this website. Exception: Under the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act (MSRRA), the spouse of an armed forces member is exempt from Alabama income tax when: The employee’s spouse is a military service member.