Alabama Sales Tax Rate Changes, July 2015
- Sales Tax Rate Changes
- Jun 30, 2015 | Gail Cole
Update, 7.29.2015: The Alabama Department of Revenue has issued a correction regarding the administrative change for Wetumpka. Instead of taking effect July 1, as stated below, it took effect on June 1, 2015. Additional information.
Numerous local tax rate changes and administrative changes take effect in Alabama on July 1, 2015.
The Alabama Department of Revenue will commence tax administration and collection for the City of Wetumpka, effective July 1, 2015 June 1, 2015. Additional information.
However, the City of White Hall is discontinuing sales and use tax administrative and collection services with the Alabama Department of Revenue. Effective July 1, the city will administer sales and use tax itself.
Hayneville will levy a use tax at the following rates:
- General rate: 2.5%
- Net difference paid for machines, machinery and equipment used in planting, cultivating and harvesting farm products: 0.5%
- Machines and parts and attachments for machines used in manufacturing tangible personal property: 0.5%
- Net difference paid for all automotive vehicles, truck trailers, semi-trailers and house trailers: 0.5%.
Sales and use tax rates outside the corporate limits of Hayneville but inside the police jurisdiction are half of the above.
The Town of Lowndesboro will reduce sales and use tax rates from 2.0% to 0.25% for the following:
- Net difference paid for machines, machinery and equipment used in planting, cultivating and harvesting farm products
- Machines and parts and attachments for machines used in manufacturing tangible personal property
- Net difference paid for all automotive vehicles, truck trailers, semi-trailers and house trailers
Please note that the department can only post the information it has and localities often do not inform the department of rate changes until well after they have occurred. To find accurate sales tax rates for every jurisdiction in all states, use this free sales tax rate map.