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Alabama State Tax Information

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Alabama 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's Withholding Tax Exemption Certificate: A-4
  • Nonresident Military Spouse Withholding Tax Exemption Certificate: A4-MS
  • 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 2019 unchanged from 2018
Rates range from 0.65% to 6.8% 2019 unchanged from 2018

No Shared Cost Assessment in effect for 2019 and the Employment Security Administrative Enhancement (ESA) of -.0.06%

New employer use 2.7 for 2019

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

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

New Hire Reporting:


MAIL: New Hire Unit

Alabama Department of Labor
649 Monroe Street, Room 2683
Montgomery, AL 36131-0378
Phone: 334-353-8491
Fax: 334-242-8956


To file online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Alabama Department of Human Resources

Child Support Enforcement Division
P.O. Box 304000
Montgomery, AL 36130-4000
Phone: 334-242-9300
Fax: 334-242-0606

To report online click here this site

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