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Lawmakers propose eliminating tax on groceries

Lawmakers propose eliminating tax on groceries

Two bills to reduce or eliminate sales tax on groceries have been introduced in this session. Neither have been scheduled for a committee hearing. HB322 by Rep. Laura Hall, D-Huntsville, would remove the state’s four percent sales tax from groceries…

Contact Congress about needed fix to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Contact Congress about needed fix to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Retail and restaurant renovations and investment will benefit from bipartisan legislation before the U.S. Senate and House. S. 803, the Restoring Investments in Improvements Act, corrects a typo in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Senate measure was…

Amendment alleviates issues with telemarketer legislation

Amendment alleviates issues with telemarketer legislation

Several bills have been introduced in the 2019 regular session to ban and set penalties for telephone solicitors who intentionally use misleading caller identification information. A coalition, including the Alabama Retail Association, worked to amend the first of those bills…

Member News: Crestline Bagel opens third store

Member News: Crestline Bagel opens third store

Crestline Bagel Company opens in downtown Birmingham (al.com, March 11, 2019) Member since 2016 When Alabama Retail or its members make the news, we’ll link the articles below. Email Melissa Warnke and Nancy Dennis when your store makes the news so we can share it! Lavish…