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Category: Motor Vehicle

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Feb 2019

MEMO 2019-001 Delinquent Registration Penalty for Motor Vehicles

MEMORANDUM 2019-001 TO: Licensing Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Delinquent Registration Penalty for Motor Vehicles It was recently brought to the attention of the Motor Vehicle Division, that licensing officials may be relying on a previous Division memorandum (2006-4) that provides for the assessment of penalties for the delinquent registration of trailers in accordance with Section 40-12-10(e), […]

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Dec 2018

MEMO 2018-12 Legislative Updates and New/Redesigned Distinctive License Plates for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2019

MEMORANDUM 2018-12 TO: License Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Legislative Updates and New/Redesigned Distinctive License Plates for Issuance Beginning January 1, 2019 The University of Alabama at Birmingham license plates have been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning January 1, 2019. A shipment of plates has been ordered for each licensing office based on the […]

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Oct 2018

MEMO 2018-11 New IRP Assigned Renewal Month

MEMORANDUM 2018-11 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: New IRP Assigned Renewal Month In order to ensure that International Registration Plan (IRP) registrations are evenly staggered throughout the registration year, all NEW IRP accounts will be assigned the renewal month of January and ad valorem taxes for these accounts should be collected through January 31st […]

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Oct 2018

EXECUTIVE ORDER – Temporary Suspension of IRP and IFTA Requirements for Vehicles Engaged in Disaster Relief Efforts (Hurricane Michael)

ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE I, Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, pursuant to the power granted to me under §40-2-11, Code of Alabama 1975, hereby declare that because there is a state of emergency resulting from Hurricane Michael, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief.  In […]

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Oct 2018

MEMO 2018-010 Redesigned License Plate for Issuance Beginning November 1, 2018

MEMORANDUM 2018-010 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Redesigned License Plate for Issuance Beginning November 1, 2018 The University of South Alabama license plate has been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning November 1, 2018.  A shipment of plates will be ordered for each county based on the number of current registrations.  Please note […]

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Oct 2018

MEMO 2018-009 Quarterly Interest Rate, Effective October 1, 2018

MEMORANDUM 2018-009 TO: Licensing Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Quarterly Interest Rate, Effective October 1, 2018 The interest rate for the calendar quarter beginning October 1, 2018 will remain 5%. In accordance with Section 40-1-44, Code of Alabama 1975, the interest rate must be used to compute interest on any tax or other amount due, other […]

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Sep 2018

EXECUTIVE ORDER – Temporary Suspension of IRP and IFTA Requirements for Vehicles Engaged in Disaster Relief Efforts (Hurricane Florence)

ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE I, Vernon Barnett, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Revenue, pursuant to the power granted to me under §40-2-11, Code of Alabama 1975, hereby declare that because there is a state of emergency resulting from Hurricane Florence, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief. In […]

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Sep 2018

MEMO 2018-008 Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning October 1, 2018

MEMORANDUM 2018-008 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning October 1, 2018 The truck and commercial vehicle license plates have been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning October 1, 2018.   Also, the National Guard license plates have been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning October 1, 2018.  […]

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Jul 2018

MEMO Update on New Print-on-Demand License Plate Validation Decals

MEMORANDUM TO: Law Enforcement Personnel SUBJECT: Update on New Print-on-Demand License Plate Validation Decals Beginning December 2017, some licensing officials started implementing a new print-on-demand (POD) validation decal process to replace the renewal month and year decals displayed on Alabama license plates. The POD validation decal process includes a registration receipt with one validation decal […]