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Category: Memos

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Oct 2019

MEMO Rebuild Alabama Act

MEMORANDUM TO: All Alabama Tag Issuing Officials RE: Rebuild Alabama Act On March 12, 2019, Act 2019-2, also known as the Rebuild Alabama Act, was signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey. This Act amends Section 40-12-242, Code of Ala. 1975, to include an additional registration fee of $200 for each battery electric vehicle and […]

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Sep 2019

MEMO 2019-003 Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning November 1, 2019

MEMORANDUM 2019-003 TO: Licensing Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning November 1, 2019 The Birmingham-Southern College and the Faulkner University plates have been redesigned and will be available for issuance beginning November 1, 2019. A shipment of plates will be ordered based on the number of current registrations in each county. Please note […]

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Sep 2019

MEMO Revised Interest Chart – Effective October 1, 2019

MEMORANDUM TO: County Probate Judges, County License Commissioners, License Inspectors, Other License Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: Revised Interest Chart – Effective October 1, 2019 Attached is the updated interest rate chart as required by Section 40-1-44, Code of Alabama, 1975. Per the Internal Revenue Service, the interest rate remains at 5 percent for the upcoming license year. […]

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Aug 2019

EXECUTIVE ORDER – Temporary Suspension of Requirements Associated with IRP and IFTA (Hurricane Dorian)

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 Dorian, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief.  In order to accommodate this need and […]

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Aug 2019

EXECUTIVE ORDER – Temporary Suspension of Alabama Terminal Excise Tax Requirements (Hurricane Dorian)

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, and Act 2019-164, Ala. Acts 2019, hereby declare that because there is a state of emergency resulting from Hurricane Dorian, it is necessary to assist and expedite all efforts of relief. In […]

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Jun 2019

MEMO 2019-002 New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning July 1, 2019

MEMORANDUM 2019-002 TO: Licensing Plate Issuing OfficialsSUBJECT: New/Redesigned License Plates for Issuance Beginning July 1, 2019 The Colon Cancer Awareness, Prostate Cancer Research, Jefferson State Community College, and Thank a Lineman plates have exceeded the minimum required number of pre-commitments and will be available for issuance beginning July 1, 2019. A shipment of plates will […]

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Mar 2019

Deadlines Extended for Motor Vehicle Registrations in Lee, Macon, Bullock Counties

MONTGOMERY, March 7, 2019 – The deadline to renew March 2019 motor vehicle registrations and pay property tax on vehicles has been extended through April 15 for Lee, Macon and Bullock counties, which were affected by the severe weather noted in the State of Emergency Declaration proclaimed by the Governor on March 4. This extension […]

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Feb 2019

Deadlines Extended for Motor Vehicle Registrations in Cherokee, Jackson Counties

MONTGOMERY, Feb. 28, 2019 – The deadline to renew February 2019 motor vehicle registrations and pay property tax on vehicles has been extended through March 15 for Cherokee and Jackson counties, which were affected by the severe weather noted in the State of Emergency Declaration proclaimed by the Governor on Feb. 23. This extension applies […]

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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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Jan 2019

MEMO Business Privilege Licenses

MEMORANDUM TO: All County Business Privilege License OfficesFROM: Severance & License Section, Business & License Tax DivisionSUBJECT: Business Privilege Licenses The purpose of this memo is to provide important information to the county business privilege license offices about licenses and reporting requirements. The following are some problem areas that need addressing: CODE SECTIONS • Some […]