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Alabama: August Sales Tax Holiday Updated


 Many school supplies will be exempt from sales tax during the August Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday in Alabama.

The Department of Revenue has once again updated the list of local governments that have let the department know whether or not they will be participating in this year’s Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday.

Participating in 2013 only:

  • Anderson (9479);
  • Argo (9729);
  • Clark County (7013);
  • Collinsville (9434);
  • DeKalb County (7025);
  • Eufaula (9304);
  • Greenville (9435);
  • Hurtsboro (9451);
  • Lauderdale County (7039);
  • Lexington (9468) (limited participation);
  • Madison (9662);
  • Morris (9373);
  • Orrville (9775);
  • Pell City (9621);
  • Piedmont (9426);
  • Roanoke (9319);
  • Saraland (9758);
  • Sheffield (9453);
  • Sullignet (9392);
  • Sylvania (9487);
  • Thorsby (9640);
  • Uniontown (9347);
  • Webb (9710);
  • Wedowee (9374);
  • West Blocton (9693); and
  • Wetumpka (9338).

Not a team player:

  • Ethelsville (9154);
  • Glen Allen (9165); and
  • Riverview (9637).

The list is not yet complete; numerous localities have not yet notified the department of their intentions.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.