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Local Government Forms

Keep ADOR updated as personnel and information changes occur with your locality

General Forms

Contact / Banking Information Form:
Use to update contact information for the person(s) who should receive local tax related information and notices form the ADOR.
Use to update banking information for tax payments from the ADOR for local sales, use, rental and lodgings taxes not distributed through ONE SPOT

SSUT Contact / Banking Information Form
To update contact information for the person(s) who should receive Simplified Sellers Use Tax related information and notices form the ADOR.
To update banking information for Simplified Sellers Use Tax payments from the ADOR.

ONE SPOT Forms

ONE SPOT Information Form
For new or changing non-state administered local taxes for ONE SPOT programming purposes. (Must be submitted at least 30 days prior to change.)

ONE SPOT Third Party Designation Form
Non-state administered localities who have a new or changing tax administrator, for ONE SPOT programming purposes. (Must be submitted at least 30 days prior to change.)

Nonemployee Confidentiality Form
This form is necessary for a local government employee to be assigned access to the online reports for state administered reports and ONE SPOT files and information. (Only employees authorized by the local government will be assigned an online report login.)

OS Return & Payment File Import Template
Save this Excel template to your computer as an  “Excel Macro-Enabled Template (*.xltm)” file.  When you save it as any other type of Excel file, it disables the macros in the template and will not work properly in the future. Use it to open your return and payment information files from MAT if you do not have another system to view the information.

Local Account Number Correction – PDF
Local Account Number Correction – XLS
Request to Change the Municipality/County Account Number for a Taxpayer.

ACH Denial Form
Request for Individual Taxpayer Denial/Reinstatement of the Ability to Make Payments by the ACH Credit Method.

Municipal License Reporting (New)

When the legislature passed Act 2017-294, known as the Wholesale to Retail Accountability Program (WRAP), it included Section 40-23-262, Code of Alabama 1975. This section requires information on all municipal business privilege license applications for new licenses and renewals issued on or after October 1, 2019, to be electronically transmitted to the department by the licensing official or agent in the same manner as privilege licenses issued pursuant to Section 40-12-30, Code of Alabama 1975.  The reports are due monthly.

Notice:  Municipal Business License Report & Reporting Requirements (11/26/2018)

Software developers can select one of the following layouts to create the upload file directly from a municipality’s business license software.

Option 1 – Municipal Business License Report Data Layout – Comma Separated Value (CSV).pdf

Option 2 – Municipal Business License Report Data Layout – Fixed Length Record (TXT).pdf

Or, the following upload template can be used to manually create the Municipal Business License Report upload file if it cannot be created by exporting data from an existing business license software system.

Municipal Business License Report CSV Upload Template.xlsx

Sample Ordinances/Resolutions

All County and Municipal governments shall submit to ADOR a certified copy of their adopted resolutions or ordinances providing for their locality’s participation in each of the sales tax holidays. If not participating, the local government shall submit a letter/email/fax stating that fact. The lists of local government responses are posted on the ADOR website for use by businesses and individuals.

Each Year

Back-to-School: Ordinance/Resolution
Severe Weather Preparedness: Ordinance/Resolution

Current Year

Back-to-School: Ordinance/Resolution
Severe Weather Preparedness: Ordinance/Resolution