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2018 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 two 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
Gadsden November 13 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Gadsden Taxpayer Service Center
701 Forrest Ave.
Gadsden, AL 35901
Isabel Tongsuvone
256-459-3082
Tuscaloosa November 15 2 p.m. Tuscaloosa Taxpayer Service Center
1434 22nd Ave.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Joyce Breland
205-759-2571, ext. 6224
Dothan December 6 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 December 11 10 a.m. Jefferson/Shelby Taxpayer Service Center
2020 Valleydale Road, Suite 208
Hoover, AL 35244
Lakanjla Roberts
205-733-2740
Auburn/Opelika December 13 10 a.m. CASIC Building, Room 109
559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
Marcia Sanders
334-887-9549, ext. 221