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Property tax Alabama News
State Sen. Sessions to file bill capping property tax increases from reappraisals

State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) will file legislation in the upcoming legislative session capping how much property values can be increased on annual reappraisals. 

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Tax-free overtime pay in Alabama begins on January 1

Starting Monday, the overtime pay of hourly workers in Alabama won’t be taxed by the state.

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State to send out rebate checks to Alabama taxpayers starting December 1

Alabama taxpayers will receive one-time tax rebates beginning in December.

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Alabama 39th in nation for business tax climate, study says

Alabama ranks 39th in the nation for its business tax climate, according to a new study released on Tuesday.

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Charles Barkley questions the death tax — 'That's not fair'

During a recent interview on "The Bill Simmons Podcast," former Auburn star and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley railed against the government for the taxes imposed on someone's estate upon their death.

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State grocery tax cut to begin on Friday

Shoppers at grocery stores in Alabama will see a one-cent reduction in the state sales tax on groceries beginning on Friday.

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Alabama mid-pack among states' friendliness to sound money, precious metal defense, organization says

For thousands of years, money was based on precious metals like gold and silver, but in the 20th century, the United States moved away from metal-based currency and toward fiat currency backed only by full faith and trust in the federal government.

Millbrook Alabama News
Millbrook passes one-cent sales tax hike before grocery tax cut bill signed into law

Members of the Millbrook City Council unanimously passed a one-cent city sales tax increase on Tuesday morning at a special-called meeting in an attempt to beat Gov. Kay Ivey’s possible signature on grocery tax cut legislation passed by the House and Senate last week.

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Tax-free overtime bill capped at $2,000 per worker in Senate committee

Legislation that originally excluded all overtime pay by hourly public and private workers in Alabama was amended in the Senate Education Budget Committee on Wednesday.

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U.S. Rep. Moore introduces bill to repeal 16th amendment on taxation; Supports abolishing the IRS

"We need to repeal the 16th Amendment, get rid of the IRS, and put this hard-earned money back in the wallets of American families."

Remote work Alabama News
Justin Bogie: Why Alabama is looking less attractive for remote workers

Making Alabama more attractive for remote workers could give the state an advantage in attracting and retaining businesses. It’s a win-win for the state and the legislature has the power to make it a reality.

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Alabama Policy Institute backs Democrat-led bill to remove state income tax on overtime pay

The Alabama Policy Institute (API) is backing a bill by House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) to remove the state tax on overtime pay.

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State Sen. Jones files bill capping local occupational taxes at 1%

State Sen. Andrew Jones (R-Centre) filed legislation that would reduce existing local occupational taxes incrementally down to 1% and exempt some employees from the tax.

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Ivey’s proposed budget prioritizes tax rebate, no tax cuts

Gov. Kay Ivey is including a one-time tax rebate, but no permanent tax cut, in her proposed budget for the next fiscal year.

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Alabama Dept. of Revenue follows IRS by delaying filing deadline until October for taxpayers in FEMA disaster areas

The Alabama Department of Revenue (ALDOR) is delaying the state tax filing deadline for Alabamians who reside or have a business in federally declared disaster areas in Alabama where damage was caused by severe weather in January. 

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Tax filing deadlines for Alabamians affected by storms delayed until October

Alabamians in counties under a disaster declaration by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from January storms now have until October to pay their taxes.

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Justin Bogie: Why is a Democrat, rather than Republicans, spearheading lower taxes?

Democrat State Rep. Anthony Daniels should be commended for his willingness to lower taxes and propose legislation providing economic relief to hard-working Alabamians.

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Justin Bogie: Alabama’s tax burden is not as low as some lawmakers claim

When it comes to individual income tax rates, Alabama is currently middle of the road compared to other southern states. That is changing.

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Alabama has 4th-highest sales tax burden nationally

Alabama has the fourth-highest state and local combined sales tax rate in the nation in 2023, according to a recent analysis by the Tax Foundation.

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Former Jefferson County Constable Jonathan Barbee arrested on ethics and tax charges

A former Jefferson County constable has been accused of evading taxes and using his position to pay family members.

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Justin Bogie: Lawmakers should take less money from you in 2023, not look for ways to spend more

Despite early projections that a potential recession may not have as hard-hitting of an impact on Alabama as previously expected, do not expect permanent tax relief for Alabamians in 2023.

Money, dollars, bills Alabama News
Stephanie Holden Smith: Finders keepers, losers weepers

Withholding is arguably one of the most damaging things ever done to our country because it allows the government to take what is rightfully earned by you (your money) before you even get your hands on it.

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Justin Bogie: When it comes to tax relief, Alabama should strive to be more like Mississippi

It is a simple choice for lawmakers. They can stop the record growth of government that the state experienced over the past four years and cut taxes, or they can continue to expand the bureaucracy until the money finally runs out.

Montgomery Alabama News
Montgomery City Council delays lodging tax increase vote

Members of the Montgomery City Council delayed voting on an ordinance at a Tuesday night meeting that would increase the city’s lodging tax.

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Wall Street Journal dings Alabama for tax climate

A study released by the Tax Foundation last month on states’ business tax climates shows “which states are serious about competing for labor and capital,” according to a recent editorial by the Wall Street Journal.

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Prattville area residents to vote on property tax hike for school funding

Prattville area residents will get to decide Tuesday at the polls if they want to increase their property taxes by 15 mills to boost funding for schools in the most-populated area of Autauga County.

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Stantis: Alabama taxes put businesses on the chopping block

Alabama ranks 41st overall nationwide for its business tax climate, dropping two spots since last year and finishing with the lowest score in the Southeast.

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