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Category: Memos

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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 […]

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Jul 2018

EXECUTIVE ORDER – Deadline Extended for Renewing Motor Vehicle Registrations in Lawrence County

ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE Due to extreme hardships placed on Alabama motor vehicle registrants residing in Lawrence County, who were unable to register their vehicles or pay property taxes on their recently purchased vehicles because the license plate issuing office was closed, an extension of time has been granted for obtaining registrations and […]

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Jun 2018

MEMO 2018-006 Federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax

MEMORANDUM 2018-006 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax The IRS wants to improve service to taxpayers and the licensing registration agencies (Department of Motor Vehicles or counties) by encouraging taxpayers to e-file their Form 2290 Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return and e-pay their Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Taxes. The […]

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May 2018

Memo 2018-005 Distinctive License Plates – Consent to Release Certain Personal Information

MEMORANDUM 2018-005 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Distinctive License Plates – Consent to Release Certain Personal Information Legislative Act 2018-190 was signed into law by Governor Ivey on March 12, 2018. Effective January 1, 2019, motor vehicle owners obtaining a distinctive license plate, collegiate or university license plate, or a distinctive license plate authorized […]

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Apr 2018

Memo 2018-004 Updates Related to Disability Access Distinctive License Plates and Placards

MEMORANDUM 2018-004 TO: License Plate Issuing Officials SUBJECT: Updates Related to Disability Access Distinctive License Plates and Placards Legislative Act 2018-474 was signed into law by Governor Ivey on March 28, 2018. Effective immediately, in addition to a licensed physician, a certified registered nurse practitioner and a certified nurse midwife is authorized to provide certification […]