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Alabama Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2014


 Alabama sales tax rate changes, April 2014.

Update, 5.9.14: Dale County imposed a 2% lodgings tax, effective April 1, 2014.

The Alabama Department of Revenue has announced several local sales tax rate changes, effective April 1, 2014.

The Town of Falkville will increase its sales and use tax rate by 1%, from 3% to 4%. Outside the corporate limits but inside the police jurisdiction, the rate will be 2%.

The Town of Daphne will increase its lodgings tax rate by 2%, from 4% to 6%.

The Town of Montgomery will increase its rental tax automotive rate by 2%, from 1.5% to 3.5%. Outside the corporate limits but inside the police jurisdiction, the rate will be 1.75%.

The department also posted a rate change for the Town of Coaling, effective February 1, 2014. The general sales and use tax rate and the rate for admissions and food sold through vending machines increased by 1%, from 2% to 3%. Tax rates outside the corporate limits of Coaling but within the police jurisdiction are 1.5%.

Sales and use tax for the towns listed above should be remitted through My Alabama Taxes (MAT).

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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.