Alabama Tax License Renewals

On October 1, 2020, the Alabama Department of Revenue issued a notice regarding annual renewals of certain tax licenses.  Beginning November 1, 2020, taxpayers will be required to renew the following licenses each year:

  •  Sales Tax

  •  Rental Tax

  •  Sellers Use Tax

  •  Lodgings Tax

  •  Utility Gross Receipts Tax

  •  Simplified Sellers Use Tax

Licenses will only be valid for one calendar year.  Current licenses will expire on December 31, 2020.  If the license is not renewed, the previously issued license will be cancelled, and the taxpayer will not be allowed to purchase items for resale or rental purposes tax-exempt.

            Taxpayers will need to review and/or update the following information to renew the license:

  • Current Legal Name

  • Owner/Officer/ Member Information

  • Phone Number(s)

  • Social Security Numbers/EINs

  • Location address(es) including d/b/a’s for each location

Licenses can be renewed on the My Alabama Taxes (MAT) website.  Taxpayers should contact their CPA to make sure that their licenses are renewed.

The full notice can be found at

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