Alabama Income Tax Forms and AL Income Tax Rates

By | December 21, 2015

Alabama Income Tax E-File Information for 2015

Now almost any type of individual tax return that can be filed with the IRS can also be filed with the Alabama Department of Revenue. Alabama individual income tax returns (whether a refund, balance due, or no tax due) requiring the forms and schedules listed on the Alabama Department of Revenue website can be filed electronically during the upcoming filing season.


How to File Alabama Income Tax Returns

2014 Alabama Individual Income Tax Returns can be filed for FREE! More information at: Alabama E-services.

No retention requirement to store Form AL-8453. However, there is an Armed Forces Tax Council (all military branches) and OJAG, Code 16 (Navy) requirement to retain this form and necessary documents at VITA centers until December 31st of the year the return was filed.


Who Must File Alabama Income Taxes

Single residents or part-year residents with gross income of $4,000 or more; Single Head of Household residents or part-year residents with gross income of $7,700 or more; Married residents or part-year residents filing jointly with gross income of $10,500 or more; Married residents or part-year residents filing separately with gross income of $5,250 or more. Nonresidents receiving income from business conducted or property owned within the State if it exceeds the prorated personal exemption allowance.


Alabama Income Tax Forms

Residents: Form 40 or 40A. Nonresidents: 40NR

Alabama individual and business income taxpayers are no longer required to

file an Alabama extension form if they find they cannot meet their annual return filing deadline. Taxpayers will be given an automatic single six-month extension up to October 15, 2016 to file. No extensions are granted for

payment of taxes due and if are estimated to be owed, payment should be made using a payment voucher (Form 40V) by April 15, 2016.


Alabama Tax Exemptions

Single person or married person filing separate return: $1,500. Married couples filing joint return or head of household: $3,000. Dependent exemptions are based on AGI.


What are Alabama Use Taxes?

Items purchased for use in Alabama from out-of-state sellers who did not charge sales or use tax, you owe consumers use tax on the items. If you made no purchases from out-of-state sellers, enter 0 (zero) on line 19 and check the box. The general use tax rate of 4% applies to all purchases of merchandise, except where a different rate of tax is expressly provided. The automotive use tax rate of 2% applies to purchases of automotive vehicles.


When are Alabama Income Taxes Due?



Contact Information for AL Department of Revenue

Alabama Department of Revenue
Individual and Corporate Tax Division
P.O. Box 327464
 Montgomery, AL 36132-7464 
General Information:                     (334) 242-1170                Member of Federal/State E-file Program
        Electronic Filing:                     (334) 353-9497
        Website:                                  Alabama Department of Revenue
        Web Refund Hotline:              1-800-558-3912
        To complete returns online:    Efile Webpage
        Forms:                                    Alabama 2014 Forms;2014 Form 40 Booklet


To contact Electronic Filing via email use the web link at: My Alabama TaxesAlabama Online Tax Webpage

Alabama State Income Tax filing addresses:

        Payment enclosed:                                                      No Payment
        Alabama Department of Revenue                                 Alabama Department of Revenue            
        P. O. Box 2401                                                           P.O. Box 154
        Montgomery, AL 36140 -0001                                     Montgomery, AL 36135-0001