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What is bulk filing?
How do I change my banking information for electronic filing?
What is the bulk filing Return Form Method?
I am located in Alabama and want to distribute cigars at wholesale in Alabama and to other states. I will receive these cigars from suppliers in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and other states. What are my filing requirements?
I am located in Alabama and want to distribute cigars at wholesale in Alabama and to other states. I will receive these cigars from suppliers in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and other states. What are my filing requirements?
I overpaid my withholding tax, how should I handle this?
I would like to begin filing and paying my withholding taxes electronically, where do I begin?
My business entity type (corporation, LLC, proprietorship, partnership, etc.) changed, but my federal employee identification number remained the same. Do I need a new state withholding tax account number?
My federal identification number has changed, do I need a new state withholding tax account number?
What are the filing requirements when filing on behalf of an employer or withholding agent.
What are the W-2 form filing requirements?
Why are there 2 penalties on this notice from the Department of Revenue?
Can I apply for an extension to file my return?
Can I file my Alabama Individual Income Tax Return electronically from my home using my personal computer?
Can my Alabama Individual Income Tax Return be filed electronically?
Does Alabama have a simplified or EZ form?
I filed electronically, have you received my return?
MAT says a return is missing for a tax period, but I was not required to file a return that year, what should I do?
Who must file an Alabama Individual Income Tax Return?
Have you received my return? I filed it electronically.
MAT says a return is missing for a tax period, but I was not required to file a return that year.
Can I eFile an amended IFTA return?
Can I eFile an IFTA return after the due date for the filing period?
How accurate is IFTA eFile?
If I have a credit but don’t want to apply it to future transactions, how do I request a refund?
If I make a mistake on my IFTA quarterly tax return, can I correct it?
Is there a charge to use IRP/IFTA eFile?
What are the IFTA quarterly tax return E- filing due dates?
Where’s my refund because I have not received it yet?
What hours of the day is eFiling available for IRP/IFTA transactions?
What is my userid for IRP/IFTA eFiling purposes?
Is the seller allowed a discount for timely filing and paying the sales tax due?
How much is the Alabama standard deduction?
If I file using the Married Filing Jointly filing status on my federal return, do I have to file a joint Alabama return?
Is the “Head of Family” filing status in Alabama the same as the “Head of Household” filing status for federal purposes?
What filing status should I claim on my return?
What is Alabama’s Individual Income Tax Rate?
What is the Alabama First Time and Second Chance Home Buyer Savings Account?
What personal exemptions am I entitled to?
Is there a penalty imposed for not timely filing and paying the sales tax due?
Can I file an extension to obtain more time to file an Alabama Business Privilege Tax return?
How is an amended Alabama Business Privilege Tax return filed?
I understand that under Alabama Income Tax Law an amount up to $10,000 for taxpayers filing Married filing Joint can be deducted on your Alabama tax return if you contribute to a College Counts Alabama 529 Savings Plan, but does each taxpayer have to write a check for $5,000, or is one check for $10,000 from either spouse acceptable?
How does an entity elect to be treated as a “family limited liability entity” and therefore subject to the $500 cap provided for under the privilege tax statute?
Why did I receive a Business Privilege Tax Delinquent Notice?
How do I register for MAT?
How do I obtain a Certificate of Compliance from Alabama Department of Revenue?
How do I Withdraw or Dissolve my business?
Can a corporation elect to file a consolidated Alabama corporate income tax return?
Does Alabama provide for a federal income tax deduction?.
Is there a filing requirement associated with the certificate of exemption?
Does our corporation have Nexus in Alabama?.
Is there a filing extension available for corporate income tax returns?
What are the filing requirements for a corporation operating in Alabama as a partner in a partnership?
What are the filing requirements for an exempt organization operating in Alabama?
What is the due date for filing a corporate income tax return?
What is the approved method for electronically filing the new terminal excise tax returns and reports?
Is there a filing requirement associated with the contractor’s certificate of exemption?
When are corporations required to pay electronically?
What are the recent law changes that affect filing a financial institution excise tax return?
New Taxpayer Registration Information
Where can I locate the various tax forms for filing on your website?
What steps can be taken to verify that a financial institution is in compliance with Alabama’s filing requirements?
What is the acceptable method of filing my lubricating oils tax return?
Who may file consolidated returns?
Can a financial institution elect to file a consolidated Alabama Financial Institution Excise Tax Return?
Does Alabama provide for a federal income tax deduction?
What are the reporting requirements to amend a previously filed return?
When is electronic funds transfer (EFT) filing required?
Electronic Payment Options Available
Can a non-resident opt out of the composite filing?
Does our partnership have Nexus in Alabama?
How does a preparer know if he or she is required to electronically file a corporate/partnership return next year?
How does a preparer know if he or she is required to electronically file a corporate/partnership return this year?
How does a partnership file for an extension?
Can I file my personal property return electronically?
Who is responsible for filing and remitting the Forest Products Taxes?
Can a non-resident opt out of the composite filing?.
Does Alabama accept the federal extension for S corporations?
Does Alabama allow the filing of composite returns for S corporation shareholders?
Does our corporation have Nexus in Alabama?
How does a preparer know if he or she is required to electronically file a corporate/partnership return next year?.
How does a preparer know if he or she is required to electronically file a corporate/partnership return this year?.
What is the acceptable method of filing an Oil and Gas Severance Tax Return?
Filing Personal Property Taxes
How does a preparer know if he or she is required to electronically file a Fiduciary return?
Is the Fiduciary Income Tax Return, Form 41, under the e-file mandate?
How does a disregarded entity (without an income or excise tax filing requirement) pass a business credit that requires pre-certification through MAT to its owner?
1099-NEC Filing