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Office of Economic Development

The Alabama Department of Revenue administers and/or assists in the administration of Alabama’s economic tax incentives available for existing industries, expanding industries, and new industries locating in Alabama.

About the Division

As the state’s central point of contact for all economic development tax incentives, the Office of Economic Development (OED) plays a major role in coordinating the efforts of multiple state and local agencies - including other state agencies, cities, counties, chambers of commerce, local economic development agencies, public authorities, economic development consultants, and companies pertaining to economic tax incentives. The OED is the point of contact for answering all economic development incentives related questions and provides guidelines and procedures for claiming tax incentives administered by ADOR as well as other state and local agencies.

Economic Development Tax Incentives

Alabama offers a variety of tax incentives that are attractive to new and existing businesses looking to expand their operations within the state. Below are the major tax incentives available for Alabama's businesses.

NEW GUIDELINES ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON HOW TO CLAIM SELECT TAX CREDITS ON YOUR TAX RETURNS

New procedures go into effect January 2020.

Tax Incentive Reports

Access reports about best practices, the Historic Rehabilitation Credit, Entertainment Industry Credit, and the New Markets Development Program.

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Taxpayer Assistance Publications

Find out about procedures and processes related to doing business in Alabama.

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Summary of Alabama Taxes & Tax Incentives

Read about the taxes and tax incentives offered to new industries starting operations in the state.

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Contact the Office of Economic Development

Tax incentives are administered by appointed advocates from the Office of Economic Development.

Mailing Address

Office of the Commissioner
Alabama Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 327001
Montgomery, AL 36132-7001