Why are owners and partners required to provide their social security numbers when registering for a tax account number?
Social security numbers (SSNs) are used by the Alabama Department of Revenue as unique identifiers for the administration of Alabama’s taxes. SSNs obtained for tax administration purposes are confidential under Section 41-13-6, Code of Alabama, 1975 and not subject to disclosure as public records. Collection of your SSN is authorized under state and federal law.
No. The request number lets you know that the application has been submitted via the web. This number can be used to call and check the status of the application. The Account Number is the ten-digit series of numbers and letters assigned by the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR). You can find your Account Number on any correspondence that you have received from the ADOR.
Rental tax is a privilege tax levied on the lessor for the leasing or renting of tangible personal property. Lodgings tax is a privilege tax on persons, firms, and corporations engaged in renting or furnishing rooms, lodgings, or other accommodations to transients for periods of less than 180 days of continuous occupation and applies to all charges for providing such accommodations. This tax also applies to charges for personal property used or furnished in such rooms or lodgings. Learn more about Sales & Use Tax accounts.