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Alabama State Tax Information

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State of AlabamaAlabama Department of Revenue
Alabama Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Withholding Requirements:

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

Local Taxes:

County tax rates and collector information here.

Alabama State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Wage Base is $8,000 for 2016
Rates range from 0.65% to 6.8% 2016

No Shared Cost Assessment in effect for 2016 and the Employment Security Administrative Enhancement (ESA) of -.0.06%

New employer use 2.7 for 2016%

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

To file online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Alabama Child Support Payment Center
P.O. Box 244015
Montgomery, AL 36124-4015
Gloria Liggens, EFT Supervisor of Inbound Payments
Phone: 334-270-9667 ext. 202
Phone: 866-252-4453

To report online click here this site

Reciprocal states:


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