For Immediate Release
April 28, 2010

Alabama - Escambia County Taxes Clarified

Alabama - Escambia County Taxes Clarified

Alabama - Escambia County Taxes Clarified

New legislation clarifies that county taxes will be imposed , collected and enforced in the same manner and with the same exemptions as provided under Act 1997-549.

The Alabama Legislature has enacted legislation clarifying Act 2004-325, which authorized Escambia County to impose a privilege or license tax, a consumers’ use tax, and a sellers’ use tax at the rate of 3% on business activity against gross sales or gross receipts of a business. The legislation clarifies that such taxes levied will be imposed, collected and enforced in the same manner and with the same exemptions as provided under Act 1997-549. Sales of automobiles, agricultural equipment, forestry equipment, manufacturing equipment, and manufactured homes are exempt from such taxes.

H.B. 735, Laws 2010, effective retroactively to June 1, 2004

If you would like additional information on this topic or have any questions, please contact the taxdesk@thesaltgroup.com

 

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