If a taxpayer, who meets the EFT threshold, fails to pay electronically, a penalty of 10% of the tax can be applied.
For withholding tax, if you meet the requirements to file through EFT (the current threshold is for payments of $750 or more), you must file and pay electronically. Substantial penalties can be assessed for noncompliance.
Related FAQs in Electronic Funds Transfer, Make A Payment
Yes, but payments must be cancelled the same day by 4:00 p.m. Central Time, while the status of that request shows as “Pending”. Click on the pending request, then click the “Withdraw” link then the “Confirm” button.
Yes, but only if the unpaid billing or assessment has not been transferred to the ADOR’s Collection Services Division (CSD). If the unpaid liability has been transferred to CSD, please contact the CSD at (334) 242-1220 to inquire about available payment methods.
The first time you Sign Up to use My Alabama Taxes (MAT), you will need your tax account number, Sign On ID, Access Code. You must have a valid tax account number with the Alabama Department of Revenue to use the MAT payment system; or, if your tax payment does not require a tax account number, you must have filed a tax return with the ADOR within the past three years.
Sales, Use and Rental taxes for all cities and counties can be paid online with the department. All state administered and certain self-administered city and county lodging taxes can be paid online as well. As part of ONE SPOT or the Electronic Filing Services provided for lodgings tax, the electronic data and payments for the non-state administered cities and counties will be transmitted to the local government or its tax administrator.