Separate bills debated this week would either slow down or facilitate local taxes. Legislation that would require cities to go through the Alabama Legislature to enact future occupational taxes is on its way to the governor, while another bill that could eventually allow a single county to tax certain products is ready for debate in the Alabama House.
The Alabama Retail Association opposes a Baldwin County local constitutional amendment to levy up to a 10% tax on vape, hemp and CBD products as burdensome for retailers. Your association has been monitoring the slow down for occupational taxes throughout the session and will continue to keep you informed as it progresses.
Alabama Retail Association will notify you as these and other issues of interest to retailers arise. Keep reading for these and this week’s other top stories.
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THIS WEEK IN RETAIL NEWS
Ask lawmakers to oppose additional taxes on specific products (alabamaretail.org)
State Health Officer: Alabama in ‘prevention stance’ on coronavirus (aldailynews.com)
The 2020 Census is coming. You count. Alabama counts. (alabamaretail.org)
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