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Alabama State Tax Information

Looking for Alabama state tax information? We provide the latest resources on state tax, unemployment, income tax and more.



Alabama Department of Revenue

Alabama Department of Industrial Relations


Alabama Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as an employer by filing Form COM:101 (Combined Registration / Application / Change Form)
  • Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate: A-4
  • Withholding Method = formula
  • Supplemental Rate = 5%

Alabama Local Taxes:

County tax rates and collector information here.

Alabama State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Wage base is $8000 and Schedule D is in use for 2014 and 2015

Rates range from 2.25% to 8.40%.
Does not include the Shared Cost Assessment of 1.6% or the Employment Security Administrative Enhancement (ESA) of -0.06%.
New employers use 2.70% for 2013 - Not subject to shared cost assessment

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum Wage - The Federal minimum wage rate applies.
Termination Pay - No state provision

New Hire Reporting:

New Hire Unit 
649 Monroe Street, Room 3203
Montgomery, AL 36131-0378
Phone: 334-206-6020

Fax: 334-206-6020

Email: newhire@dir.alabama.govThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Alabama Child Support Payment Center
PO Box 244015
Montgomery, AL 36124-4015

Gloria Liggens, EFT supervisor of inbound payments

Phone: 334-270-9667 ext. 202

Phone: 866-252-4453