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2019 B.E.S.T. Seminar Schedule

The Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) is providing a newly updated business seminar program for new and existing business owners called Business Essentials for State Taxpayers (B.E.S.T.). We understand that the state’s tax structure and filing requirements can appear complicated and confusing to business owners. The B.E.S.T. seminars, hosted by local ADOR representatives, will provide new and existing business taxpayers with a brief but comprehensive overview of Alabama’s business taxes, tax obligations, the forms required, as well as information on electronic filing and other requirements. In addition, B.E.S.T. seminar attendees will receive handouts and a comprehensive booklet that outlines the various taxes and includes important and useful ADOR phone numbers and website addresses. Bookkeepers and office managers are also invited to attend the B.E.S.T. seminar.

Check the times below to determine which B.E.S.T. seminar would be convenient for you to attend. While there is no charge to attend B.E.S.T. seminars, reservations are required to ensure adequate space is available. The B.E.S.T. seminar is 2 1/2 hours long, plus additional time for questions and answers. Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled seminar.

For any questions, please feel free to Contact Us.

City Date Time
(Click time to reserve space)
Location Questions
Huntsville Oct. 8 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. Huntsville Taxpayer Service Center
4920 Corporate Drive, Suite H
Huntsville, AL 35805
Melinda Richardson
256-837-2319, ext. 0
Mobile Oct. 10 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Mobile Taxpayer Service Center
Bel Air Tower, 851 E. I-65 Service Road South
Mobile, AL 36606
Jerlean Hudson
251-344-4737, ext. 3539
Montgomery Oct. 17 11 a.m. Montgomery Taxpayer Service Center
2545 Taylor Road
Montgomery, AL 36117
Kim Little
334-242-2679
Shoals Nov. 5 10 a.m. Shoals Chamber of Commerce
20 Hightower Place
Florence, AL 35630
Donna Jenkins or Christy Simmons
256-383-4631, ext. 0
Gadsden Nov. 12 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Gadsden Taxpayer Service Center
701 Forrest Ave.
Gadsden, AL 35901
Isabel Tongsuvone
256-459-3082
Tuscaloosa Nov. 14 10 a.m. Tuscaloosa Taxpayer Service Center
1434 22nd Ave.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Joyce Breland
205-759-2571, ext. 6224
Dothan Dec. 5 11 a.m. Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce
102 Jamestown Blvd.
Dothan, AL 36302
Kathy Clements or Jennifer Townsend
334-793-5803, ext. 0
Jefferson/Shelby Dec. 10 10 a.m. Jefferson/Shelby Taxpayer Service Center
2020 Valleydale Road, Suite 208
Hoover, AL 35244
Lakanjala Roberts
205-733-2740
Auburn/Opelika Dec. 12 10 a.m. CASIC Building, Room 109
559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
Marcia Sanders
334-887-9549, ext. 221