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Special Sales Tax Board

Departments

Contact Information

Staff:
S. Kirk Keith, Manager
kkeith@tuscco.com

Jayne Pearce, Assistant Manager
jpearce@tuscco.com

Rebecca Campbell, Secretary
rcampbell@tuscco.com

Annette Maxwell, Revenue Enforcement
amaxwell@tuscco.com

Clayton Brown, Revenue Examiner
cbrown@tuscco.com

David Channell, Accountant
dchannell@tuscco.com

Kathryn Jaudon, Auidtor
kjaudon@tuscco.com

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 20738
Tuscaloosa, AL 35402

Phone: (205) 722-0540
Fax: (205) 722-0587

Office Location

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Main Office:
Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board
2620 6th Street, Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

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Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board collects all of its own local taxes. All entities that currently conduct business in Tuscaloosa County should contact this office to determine any potential tax liability.

Forms

Please note all tax returns must be filed by the 20th of the following month or penalty and interest will be assessed.

Returns:

Miscellaneous:

To download a Microsoft Word or Excel Viewer, click here.

Tax Rates

The total maximum rate within Tuscaloosa County is 9%. The following is the breakdown for the Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board.

General Merchandise Automotive Manufacturing Machine
City Limit 3% .75% 1.125%
Police Jurisdiction 4% 1.125% 1.5%
Rural County 5% 1.5% 1.875%

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register an account?
An account can be registered with the Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board by completing the New Business Application form and returning to our office.  If the account will be a Sales Tax or Seller’s Use Tax account, please include your State of Alabama sales tax number not the Federal Tax ID Number.

Can I file my tax return online?
Starting October 1, 2013, returns may be filed online through the Alabama Department of Revenue, My Alabama Taxes.

What is the penalty and interest for a late return?
A return is considered late if filed after the 20th of the following month the return is due. Penalty is 10% of the tax amount due. Interest is 1% per month the return is late.

How do I file an amended return?
Complete a new tax return for the erroneously filed month. Please state at the top of the form “Amended”. Include the backup information supporting the amended return. If the amended return results in a refund, a Petition for Refund must be completed and returned to our office.

Important Links

Sales and Use Tax Law
http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/codeofalabama/1975/coatoc.htm

Sales and Use Tax Rules
http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/Rules/index.html

State of Alabama
www.ador.state.al.us

City of Tuscaloosa
www.ci.tuscaloosa.al.us

City of Northport
www.cityofnorthport.org

Sales Tax Rate Map
www.geosalestax.com