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2020 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.




Area Date Time
(Click time to reserve space)
Location Questions
Huntsville Feb. 11 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. Huntsville Taxpayer Service Center
4920 Corporate Drive, Suite H
Huntsville, AL 35805
Dicillia Holman or
Melinda Richardson
256-837-2319, ext. 0
Tuscaloosa Feb. 13 10 a.m. Tuscaloosa Taxpayer Service Center
1434 22nd Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Joyce Breland
205-759-2571, ext. 6224
Shoals Feb. 25 10 a.m. Shoals Chamber of Commerce
20 Hightower Place
Florence, AL 35630
Christy Simmons
256-383-4631, ext. 0
Jefferson/Shelby March 10 10 a.m. Jefferson/Shelby Taxpayer Service Center
2020 Valleydale Road, Suite 208
Hoover, AL 35244
Lakanjala Roberts
Auburn/Opelika March 17 10 a.m. CASIC Building, Room 109
559 Devall Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
Meredith Renfroe
334-887-9549, ext. 6014
Dothan March 19 11 a.m. Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce
102 Jamestown Boulevard
Dothan, AL 36302
Kathy Clements or Jennifer Townsend
334-793-5803, ext. 0