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Back-to-school tax holiday moves to July

Back-to-school tax holiday moves to July

Alabama’s back-to-school sales tax holiday will move from the first full weekend of August to the third weekend of July under Act No. 2017-120, which the governor signed into law March 29, 2017. This summer’s tax holiday will be July 21…

Early numbers show Alabama holiday sales better than 2015

Early numbers show Alabama holiday sales better than 2015

In First Month, More Than $5 Million in Taxes Collected from Major Remote Online-Only Sellers   Alabama’s 2016 holiday sales are on track to exceed expectations. The Alabama Department of Revenue released its November sales tax numbers in early January,…

From ARA’s President: All Benefit When We Shop Alabama

From ARA’s President: All Benefit When We Shop Alabama

Profiled in the pages of the November issue of Alabama Retailer are retailers who sell clothing, food, flowers, gifts, groceries, architectural antiques, embroidery, jewelry, linens, outdoor gear, popsicles, pharmaceuticals, produce, shoes and even items found in lost luggage. They peddle those…

Shop Alabama: Join the Movement

Shop Alabama: Join the Movement

The ‘shop local’ message is not a new one. For years, local retailers have worked to educate their communities about the power of supporting small business. Thriving cities in America all have one thing in common – a vibrant local…