Special Sales Tax Board
S. Kirk Keith, Manager
Jayne Pearce, Assistant Manager
Sherri Emerson, Secretary
Annette Maxwell, Revenue Enforcement
Clayton Brown, Revenue Examiner
David Channell, Accountant
P.O. Box 20738
Tuscaloosa, AL 35402
Phone: (205) 722-0540
Fax: (205) 722-0587
Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board
2620 6th Street, Suite 100
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through FridayView Map
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.
Please note all tax returns must be filed by the 20th of the following month or penalty and interest will be assessed.
- New Business Application
- Petition for Refund
- Tobacco Stamps Order Form
- Tuscaloosa County Legislative Act
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The total maximum rate within Tuscaloosa County is 9%. The following is the breakdown for the Tuscaloosa County Special Tax Board.
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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.
Sales and Use Tax Law
Sales and Use Tax Rules
State of Alabama
City of Tuscaloosa
City of Northport
Sales Tax Rate Map