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Alabama sales tax changes, November 2016


 Alabama local sales and use tax rate changes, November 2016.

Updated 12.14.2016

Local sales and use tax rate changes have been announced for Alabama.

In East Brewton, the general sales and use tax rate, the sales and use tax rate for admissions to places of amusement and entertainment, and the sales and use tax rate for human food sold through vending machines jumped from 4% to 5% as of November 1, 2016.

All other rates in East Brewton remain the same. There’s a $2 withdrawal fee for automotive vehicle dealers, and a 1% sales tax and 2% use tax for the following:

  • Net difference paid for machines, machinery, and equipment used in planting, cultivating, and harvesting farm products
  • Machines, 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

Rates for transactions outside the corporate limits of East Brewton but inside the police jurisdiction are half of the above rates. Additional information.

In York, the general rate, the rate for admissions, and the rate for food sold through vending machines increases from 3.5% to 4% on November 1, 2016. All other rates remain the same. As in East Brewton, rates for sales made outside the corporate limits of town but inside the police jurisdiction are half of the listed rates. Additional information.

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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.