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Property Tax

Property Tax sets the standards and procedures for equalization of property values in the counties, and ensures property is taxed uniformly throughout the state. Our purpose is to supervise and control the valuation, equalization, assessment of property, and collection of all Ad Valorem taxes.

The Property Tax Division sets the standards and procedures for equalization of property values in the counties and ensures property is taxed uniformly throughout the state. Our purpose is to supervise and control the valuation, equalization, assessment of property, and collection of all ad valorem taxes. The Property Tax Division also advises and assisting county elected officials and their personnel, county commissioners, members of the boards of equalization, and other officials charged with mapping and appraisal duties, relating to laws, regulations, standards, and procedures governing property tax administration. Our vision is to assure the citizens of Alabama that compliance with the property tax laws, rules, and regulations is maintained in an efficient and effective manner.

All taxable real and personal property, with the exception of public utility property, is assessed on the local level at the county courthouse with the county assessing official. The lien date for taxes is October 1 and taxes are due the following  October 1.

Our Location:
50 N Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 242-1525

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 327210
Montgomery, AL 36132-7210

County Offices

Find specific information regarding your property tax appraisal by county.

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Mapping GIS

Find county appraisal, assessment, maps, and property records.

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Tax Delinquent Property

Submit an online application to purchase tax delinquent properties and find PDF transcripts of available properties.

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OPPAL

File business personal property returns online for free.

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Homestead

Find information on tax exemptions on single family, owner occupied residential dwellings.

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Property Tax Assessment

Calculate and determine the taxes for your specific property.

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County Millage Rate

Access the millage rate reports for your county.

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Current Use

Find procedures and forms for eligible taxable property based on property use value.

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Presentations

Access presentations from recent training sessions.

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Forms

Access forms specific to Property Tax.

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Administrative Rules

Research Alabama tax rules specific to Property Tax.

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FAQ

Find the answers to your questions about Property Tax.

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Search Tax Delinquent Property

Search properties for sale by county, CS number, parcel number, or by name.

Taxes Administered

Manufactured Homes

Taxes on manufactured homes located on land owned by a manufactured home owner and not rented/leased for business purposes.
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Land Sales

Property tax interest associated with a tax delinquent property held by the State and can be applied for by submitting an electronic application.
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Real Property

Tax administered in the state is governed by the annual sales ratio study conducted by the Property Tax Division of ADOR.
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Vehicle Valuation

Valuation of motor vehicles for use by county licensing officials for assessment of ad valorem taxes.
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Personal Property

Due on personal property ( not permanently affixed to or a part of realty) in Alabama and used in business; also on all aircraft based in Alabama.
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Public Utilities

Tax assessment of all public utilities, railroads, and airlines in Alabama.
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Freight Line & Equipment

Tax assessment and collection of all rail cars traveling on railroads in Alabama.
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