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Where do I find more information on utilizing MAT?
How do I close a tax account?
What is the difference between rental and lodgings tax?
What is the effective/commence date?
Why are owners and partners required to provide their social security numbers when registering for a tax account number?
What is the difference between the incorporation date and the qualification date?
Is an FEIN needed to apply for an Alabama tax account?
What is a federal identification number (fein) and how do I receive one?
What Is the taxpayer ID type?
What should I select in answering whether I am a registered Alabama taxpayer?
Do I need to register with the secretary of state (SOS) before applying for an account?
Do I need to reapply if I need to correct information on the application?
Can the application be saved?
Will I receive the account number by email?
What tax types may be registered online via My Alabama Taxes?
Is there a fee to register for a tax account?
How do I register for a tax account?
Who Needs To Register?
How do I register for an agent/bulk filer account?
How do I apply for an exemption certificate?
Is the request number and account number the same?
What is the difference between wholesale and retail sales?
What is the difference between sales and sellers use tax?
What is a NAICS code? how do I find the NAICS code?
How do I define my nature of my entity?
What is the form 8832? how do I know if I need one?
What is a charter number?
How do I add another tax account to my entity tax account?
Do I need to reapply if I only need to update tax account information (legal name, address, contact information, etc.)?
How long does it take to receive a tax account number?