Legislation

You Spoke, They Listened. Committee Carries Over HB553

You Spoke, They Listened. Committee Carries Over HB553

Thanks to all your calls, e-mails, texts, Facebook posts and shares, the House Ways and Means Education Committee this morning carried over HB553, an almost $50 million tax increase on retailers. Together, you stopped a bill that would have eliminated the rebate…

Want to Send $4,800 More to the State in Taxes? Just Say NO!

Want to Send $4,800 More to the State in Taxes? Just Say NO!

The Alabama Legislature is threatening to remove the rebate Alabama retailers receive for collecting and remitting Alabama sales taxes in a timely manner. For many Alabama retailers, this change would mean sending $4,800 more each year to the state in taxes….

Taxpayer Fairness Act of 2014

Taxpayer Fairness Act of 2014

Alabama has become the 32nd state with an independent tax appeals process, Gov. Robert Bentley said in a ceremonial bill signing Wednesday, March 19, of HB105 by Rep. Paul DeMarco, R-Homewood, and Sen. Bryan Taylor, R-Prattville. The bill actually became…