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  • What is the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program (WRAP)?

What is the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program (WRAP)?

The purpose of the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program is to ensure sales tax collected by retailers is submitted to the state of Alabama to finance the services provided to Alabamians.

To ensure a level playing field for all businesses, the Department of Revenue is constantly monitoring and auditing sales tax collected and remitted. If you have received an assessment from the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program, purchases of items for resale were not reported on your sales tax return by you as sold. Therefore, the very minimum tax due based on the amount of your purchases has been assessed.

To read more about the Wholesale to Retail Accountability program, please visit the Alabama Department of Revenue’s website HERE.

Related FAQs in WRAP

The ONE SPOT system will allow returns to be filed with ACH Debit and ACH Credit method payments only. The system will not allow an ACH Debit taxpayer to complete their return filing without completing the necessary information to authorize the ACH Debit payment. The ACH Credit payment is separate from the ONE SPOT system and must be initiated by the taxpayer through their banking institution. Returns successfully submitted for ACH Debit and ACH Credit taxpayers will be exported to the local government.

Upon the completion of the Third Party Designation Form, ALDOR can provide the returns, payments and payment data files to the authorized third party administrator.

When an electronic payment is received by ALDOR in error, the payment will post to the taxpayer’s ALDOR local tax account. ALDOR will not be able to automatically transfer these payments to the non-administered local government due to the possibility the taxpayer’s payment will reject after ALDOR has transferred the payment, causing complicated collection issues. ALDOR will need the taxpayer to advise the Department with what to do with that payment.

The only non-administered local government taxes to be processed through ALDOR will be payments received as the result of legal action, such as final assessment, garnishments, and liens, entered into when the local government was state administered. Payment data for these payments will be available during the first week (5-10 working days) of the month following the tax collection period through the ALDOR website.