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Who must file an Alabama Individual Income Tax Return?

Part year residents whose filing status is “Single” must file if gross income for the year is at least $4,000 while an Alabama resident. Part year residents whose filing status is “Married Filing Separate Return” must file if gross income for the year is at least $5,250 while an Alabama resident. Part year residents whose filing status is “Head of Family” must file if gross income for the year is at least $7,700 while an Alabama resident. Those whose filing status is “Married Filing Joint Return” and whose gross income for the year is at least $10,500 must file an Alabama Individual Income Tax Return while an Alabama resident.

Nonresidents must file a return if their Alabama income exceeds the allowable prorated personal exemption.

Part year residents whose filing status is “Single” must file if gross income for the year is at least $4,000 while an Alabama resident. Part year residents whose filing status is “Married Filing Separate Return” must file if gross income for the year is at least $5,250 while an Alabama resident. Part year residents whose filing status is “Head of Family” must file if gross income for the year is at least $7,700 while an Alabama resident. Those whose filing status is “Married Filing Joint Return” and whose gross income for the year is at least $10,500 must file an Alabama Individual Income Tax Return while an Alabama resident.

Nonresidents must file a return if their Alabama income exceeds the allowable prorated personal exemption.

Related FAQs in Filing, Individual Income Tax

The MAT system only recognizes that a return is missing.  It does not take into account whether or not you met the filing requirement for that particular tax period.  If you were not required to file a tax return for that tax year, please disregard the notification.

Form 40 No Payment:

Alabama Department of Revenue, P O Box 154, Montgomery, AL 36135-0001.

Form 40 with Payment:

Alabama Department of Revenue, P O Box 2401, Montgomery, AL 36140-0001

Form 40A No Payment:

Alabama Department of Revenue, P O Box 327465, Montgomery, AL 36132-7465

Form 40A with Payment:

Alabama Department of Revenue, P O Box 327477, Montgomery, AL 36132-7477

Form 40NR –

Alabama Department of Revenue, P O Box 327469, Montgomery, AL 36132-7469

Generally, your Alabama Individual Income Tax Return is due on April 15th, unless the 15th is a weekend or holiday, then the return is due the next business day.

Part year residents whose filing status is “Single” must file if gross income for the year is at least $4,000 while an Alabama resident. Part year residents whose filing status is “Married Filing Separate Return” must file if gross income for the year is at least $5,250 while an Alabama resident. Part year residents whose filing status is “Head of Family” must file if gross income for the year is at least $7,700 while an Alabama resident. Those whose filing status is “Married Filing Joint Return” and whose gross income for the year is at least $10,500 must file an Alabama Individual Income Tax Return while an Alabama resident.

Nonresidents must file a return if their Alabama income exceeds the allowable prorated personal exemption.

Complete a new Individual Tax Return, making any necessary changes.
Check the “Amended” box at the top of the first page of the return.
Attached a detailed explanation page of all the changes made to the return.
If you are making changes to any of the following Schedules (A, B, C, CR & DC, E, or F), please be sure to attach a copy of the corrected schedule to your amended return.

Mail completed return and supporting documentation to:

Alabama Department of Revenue
Individual & Corporate Tax
P O Box 327464
Montgomery, AL. 36132-7464

When completing the amended return, please be sure to include any previous refund you were due/previous payment(s) made.  Failure to do so will result in a miscalculation of the amended refund or amount due.

In order to protect your privacy, our office cannot send copies of individual tax returns to you electronically.  In order to obtain a copy of your Alabama tax return:

You may mail in an Alabama Form 4506-A Request for Copy of Tax Form or Individual Income Tax Account Information.  There is a $5.00 fee for this information, and we also ask that you allow 8 to 10 weeks for processing.  You may print a copy of this form by following this link: http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/f4506a.pdf