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Category: Press Release

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Jul 2016

ADOR Announces Changes to the Unclaimed/Abandoned Vehicle Law

The Alabama Department of Revenue announced today the requirements that are now effective per Legislative Act 2015-470, which amends the unclaimed/abandoned motor vehicle law. Effective July 1, 2016, a person or entity, including towing companies, in possession of an “unclaimed” motor vehicle must comply with the following requirements before a motor vehicle can be sold […]

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Jun 2016

ADOR Commissioner Magee Elected 1st VP of FTA Board of Trustees Magee Embraces National Leadership Roles to Help Alabama Taxpayers

The national Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA) has elected Alabama Department of Revenue Commissioner Julie P. Magee to serve as 1st Vice President of its Board of Trustees. Magee was elected by the FTA membership at their recent annual business meeting in Annapolis, Md. “I am honored to be selected by the FTA to serve […]

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Jun 2016

Baldwin County Woman Arrested for Sales Tax Evasion

Tamara Gonzalez Wintzell, 57, was arrested by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Thursday on charges of sales tax evasion. Wintzell was indicted by a Baldwin County Grand Jury on 60 counts of evading payment of sales tax to the State of Alabama and the City of Fairhope. The State of Alabama administers sales tax for […]

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Jun 2016

Newegg Inc. Files Appeal Challenging ADOR’s Regulation Requiring Remote Sellers to Collect Alabama Tax

On June 9, 2016, Newegg Inc., a large online retailer of computer hardware and software and other electronics, filed an appeal in the Alabama Tax Tribunal challenging the Alabama Department of Revenue’s recent regulation requiring large remote sellers to collect Alabama sales and use taxes, regardless of whether the seller has a physical presence in […]

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May 2016

Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T. Attend Dothan-area State Tax Seminar on June 9

State tax obligations can sometimes confuse business owners. Licenses, sales tax, property tax, etc. – business owners are responsible for many details. To make that task easier, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) invites business owners to come learn the “B.E.S.T.” ways to handle state taxes at ADOR’s free Business Essentials for State Taxpayers Seminar […]

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May 2016

ADOR Identity Theft Affidavit Available Online

As the Alabama Department of Revenue continues to battle refund fraud related to identity theft, the department develops new and better tools to help taxpayers join in the fight. ADOR has now made it easier for taxpayers who have been victimized by ID theft to file an Identity Theft Affidavit with the department by making […]

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May 2016

ADOR Reminds Taxpayers to Beware of Phone Scams

Aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating Alabama Department of Revenue or Department of Justice investigators is just the most recent threat to taxpayers on an ever-growing list of phone scams. As is the case with this recent surge of phone scams reported to ADOR, scammers often alter caller ID numbers to make it […]

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May 2016

ADOR Public Hearing Notice June Rule Hearings

The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) will hold a rule hearing on June 8, 2016, at its central office in Montgomery. Rule actions are needed to comply with recent law changes, new guidelines or procedures. Hearing dates, times and proposed rule actions are detailed below. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Hearing Location: Room 1203 Gordon Persons […]

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May 2016

Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T. Attend Huntsville-area State Tax Seminar on May 24

State tax obligations can sometimes confuse business owners. Licenses, sales tax, property tax, etc. – business owners are responsible for many details. To make that task easier, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) invites business owners to come learn the “B.E.S.T.” ways to handle state taxes at one of ADOR’s free Business Essentials for State […]

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May 2016

Archive of Press Releases 2015

ADOR Public Hearing Notice (January Rule Hearings) ADOR Public Hearing Notice (December Rule Hearings) Protect Your Personal Tax Data with these Tips from ADOR, IRS, Tax Industry To All Persons, Firms & Corporations Making Retail Sales of Tangible Personal Property into the State of Alabama Exempt Entities: Have You Obtained Your Exemption Certificate? Tax from […]