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Alabama Sales Tax Rate Changes, July 2015


 Sales and use tax rate and administrative changes take effect in Louisiana, July 2015.

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.

Administrative changes

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.

Rate changes

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.


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.