City of Huntsville Finance Department -- Tax Administration ACH Credit Payment Method
General Your company must be pre-approved to pay City of Huntsville taxes using the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Credit Payment Method. This notice provides the City of Huntsville’s information for making those payments once approval has been obtained. Taxpayers that do not obtain pre-approval, or who otherwise do not comply with the below requirements may not be permitted to remit tax payments using the ACH Credit Method and may be subject to late payment penalties and interest.
The EFT tax payments must be transferred to the City of Huntsville's bank account by the due date of the taxes. The EFT payment must be transmitted one business day before the DUE DATE prior to your bank's cut-off-time, for the payment to be considered timely paid. Please contact the City of Huntsville for the bank transit/routing number and the bank account number to be used for making the payments:
Stacy Noblitt City of Huntsville -- Finance Department 308 Fountain Circle Huntsville, AL 35804 Phone: 256-427-5197 Fax: 256-427-5064 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.huntsvilleal.gov/tax
Alabama Department of Revenue Guidelines The City of Huntsville generally adheres to the Alabama Department of Revenue rules as contained in the EFT Program Guide Booklet of ACH Credit Payment Method Procedures & Guidelines available online from ADOR. Taxpayers should be familiar with these guidelines.
Addenda Record Required Taxpayer is responsible for providing its financial institution with the information necessary to initiate a timely ACH Credit transaction utilizing the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) CCD+ entry and the TXP Banking Convention Addenda Record. Additional information concerning the TXP Banking Convention Addenda Record required by the City of Huntsville can be found below.
TXP Banking Convention Addenda Record Format
This number is provided to the taxpayer when the online return is submitted, which should appear as follows on the return printed by the taxpayer:
Taxpayer ID Tax Code: SC Taxpayer Account Number: This is your tax account number assigned to you by the City of Huntsville (right justified, zero filled)
TXP Code 04801
Company Batch Header Record Periodically, due to error or software problems, the entire TXP Addenda Record may not be received by the City of Huntsville. If that occurs, it may not be possible to identify the taxpayer making the payment. To assist in resolving these errors/conditions, please provide the following information in the Company Batch Header Record:
See NACHA’s annual ACH Rules: A Complete Guide to Rules & Regulations Governing the ACH Network for a more complete description of the Company Batch Header Record.
This page updated June 16, 2009.