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Alabama Sales Tax Changes, November 2014


 Alabama, November 2014.

Updated, 11.10.2014

Numerous local sales tax rate changes have been announced for Alabama, effective November 1, 2014.

Adamsville

The general rate, the rate for admissions to places of amusement and entertainment, and the rate for (human) food sold through vending machines will increase from 3.50% to 4.00%.

The rate for the net difference paid for all automotive vehicles, and house, semi and truck trailers will increase from 1% to 1.5%.

Alexander City

The general rate, the rate for admissions to places of amusement and entertainment and the rate for (human) food sold through vending machines will increase from 3.50% to 4.00%. All other rates remain the same.

Town of Butler

The rate for the net difference paid for machines, machinery, and equipment used in planting, cultivating, and harvesting farm products and the rate for the net difference paid for all automotive vehicles, truck trailers, semi-trailers, and house trailers will increase from 0.50% to 1.00%. All other rates remain the same.

Lee County

Lee County is changing the general rate of sales tax and the rate for admissions to places of amusement and entertainment. All other rates remain the same. There are three tax jurisdictions within Lee County:

  • Lee County (7041 – For sales made inside the county but outside the corporate limits of Auburn and outside the corporate limits and police jurisdictions of Opelika and Phenix City): The rates will increase from 3% to 4%.
  • Lee County PJ Opelika (7141 – For sales made inside the police jurisdiction of Opelika): The rates will increase from 2% to 3%.
  • Lee County PJ Phenix City (7241 – For sales made inside the police jurisdiction of Opelika): The rates will increase from 2.5% to 3.5%.

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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.