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Does Alabama offer a payment plan option?

You may request a formal payment plan agreement from the department on an individual income return liability if you have received a Notice of Final Assessment or Notice of Intent to Offset Federal Income Tax Refund.

Please visit My Alabama Taxes (MAT) at https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov to submit a payment plan request. Select the “Individual Income Tax Payment Plan” hyperlink to enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number in addition to the letter ID of any letter received from the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR).

This is the payment plan option for Individual Income Tax Divisions only. If you receive a notice from the Collection Services Division, you should pay the amount shown on the notice or visit My Alabama Taxes (MAT) at https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov to submit Collections payment plan request. Select the “Collections Payment Plan” hyperlink under the “Quick Payments” section.

HINTS:

Individual Income Tax payment plan is located under quick links for individuals. Select this plan if you have received a “Notice of Final Assessment” or “Notice of Intent to Offset Federal Income Tax Refund”.
Collection Services Division payment plan is under Payment Quick Links. Select this plan if you have received a “Final Notice Before Seizure” or “Certificate of Lien for Taxes”.
ACH withdrawal from a valid checking or savings account is a requirement for IIT payment plans.
Minimum payment is $25.00 per month not to exceed 24 months.
State and Federal Refunds will continue to be captured and applied to an amount due during the life of a payment plan.

You may request a formal payment plan agreement from the department on an individual income return liability if you have received a Notice of Final Assessment or Notice of Intent to Offset Federal Income Tax Refund.

Please visit My Alabama Taxes (MAT) at https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov to submit a payment plan request. Select the “Individual Income Tax Payment Plan” hyperlink to enter the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number in addition to the letter ID of any letter received from the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR).

This is the payment plan option for Individual Income Tax Divisions only. If you receive a notice from the Collection Services Division, you should pay the amount shown on the notice or visit My Alabama Taxes (MAT) at https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov to submit Collections payment plan request. Select the “Collections Payment Plan” hyperlink under the “Quick Payments” section.

HINTS:

Individual Income Tax payment plan is located under quick links for individuals. Select this plan if you have received a “Notice of Final Assessment” or “Notice of Intent to Offset Federal Income Tax Refund”.
Collection Services Division payment plan is under Payment Quick Links. Select this plan if you have received a “Final Notice Before Seizure” or “Certificate of Lien for Taxes”.
ACH withdrawal from a valid checking or savings account is a requirement for IIT payment plans.
Minimum payment is $25.00 per month not to exceed 24 months.
State and Federal Refunds will continue to be captured and applied to an amount due during the life of a payment plan.

Related FAQs in Individual Income Tax, Payments

Ex-spouses remain individually liable on a final assessment entered on a joint tax return, even if the parties have mutually agreed that only one of the parties will be responsible for payment. Such decisions are not binding on the Alabama Department of Revenue.

Follow the instructions at the bottom of the most recent billing letter you receive from the Collection Services Division. If you have any questions, contact a Revenue Compliance Officer by calling 334-353-8096. Checks or money orders should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Revenue. Always write your assessment number and account number on the check. When using a social security number, mask the number using the following format: XXX-XX-1234.

Mail your payment to the following address:
Alabama Department of Revenue
Collection Services Division
P. O. Box 327820
Montgomery, AL 36132-7820

To make payments and view your account online, visit My Alabama Taxes.

Need to visit in-person? Click here to locate your nearest Taxpayer Service Center location and make an appointment.

Any company signed up to use My Alabama Taxes with a Master Web Login should submit garnishment answers and/or payment online directly through the My Alabama Taxes website.

Identity theft occurs when someone obtains your personal information – such as your social security number, credit card or bank account numbers, passwords, etc. to defraud or commit crimes. You might be a victim of identity theft if:

  • Someone else has filed a tax return in your name;
  • You have an overdue balance or collection action from a year you did not file a tax return;
  • You find confirmed IRS records of wages from an employer you never worked for.

 

IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION TIPS:

Taxes. Security. Together.

The Security Summit launched an awareness campaign www.irs.gov/individuals/taxes-security-together to better inform you about the need to protect your personal, tax and financial data online and at home. People continue to fall prey to clever cybercriminals who trick them into giving up Social Security numbers, account numbers or password information. In turn, criminals use this information a variety of ways, including filing fraudulent tax returns.

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Identity thieves have many ways to obtain your personal information. However, there are a number of precautions you can take to minimize your risk. This video provides 5 tips you can use to protect yourself against identity theft and fraud.

Other Resources

  • Identity Theft.gov (Federal Trade Commission)
  • Recovering from Identity Theft (Federal Trade Commission)
  • IRS Identity Protection Tips (IRS)
  • Protecting Your Investment (Social Security Administration)
  • Identity Protection: Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance (IRS)
  • FTC: Tax-Related Identity Theft (Federal Trade Commission)

If you were affected by the IRS Get Transcripts breach, please know that we have taken internal steps within our system, noting that you were affected by the IRS Get Transcripts data breach. You will automatically be notified when the Alabama Department of Revenue receives a tax return that has been filed using your Social Security number, alerting you to the possibility that criminals have your information and are using it to steal money from you and the state. You will be sent a verification code and will be asked to verify whether or not you filed a return by going to My Alabama Taxes and clicking on the “Verify My Return” link.

  • Respond immediately to any notice received from the Alabama Department of Revenue; follow the notice instructions or call the number provided.
  • If you have not received a notice, contact our Compliance Unit at 334-353-9770.
  • Complete Form INV ID1 – Identity Theft Affidavit and mail to the address on the form.
  • Continue to pay your taxes and file your tax return, even if you must do so by paper. Include with the paper return: the Identity Theft Affidavit; a copy of your picture ID (driver’s license or non-driver’s ID); and one additional form of identification, such as a utility bill or bank statement.