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Retail Report: 2022 Regular Session Summary

Retail Report: 2022 Regular Session Summary

The 2022 regular session saw an estimated $107 million in tax cuts enacted that will directly benefit Alabama businesses. The session also included several changes to alcohol policy, including 18-year-old servers in restaurants plus drive-thru and takeout alcohol service. Other issues tackled included…

Committee blocks damaging appellate court districting bills

Committee blocks damaging appellate court districting bills

Wednesday, the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee “carried over” by voice vote legislation opposed by the Alabama Civil Justice Reform Committee, which would have altered the method of electing appellate judges from at-large to districts. The Alabama Retail Association is a…

Alabama offers time to prepare for severe weather tax free

Alabama offers time to prepare for severe weather tax free

MONTGOMERY – From Friday, Feb. 25, to Sunday, Feb. 27, Alabama will observe the state’s 11th annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The Alabama Retail Association encourages Alabamians to restock emergency supplies in homes, workplaces and vehicles during this three-day tax holiday….