Alabama State Income Tax Returns, Forms, Instructions, Refunds

The Alabama Department of Revenue  allows taxpayers to e-file and lists on-line tax software service providers that are approved by the state at the following list of Alabama Online E-File Providers.

Alabama Personal Income Tax Rates

For single persons, heads of families and married persons filing separate returns:

  • 2 percent on the first $500 of taxable income.
  • 4 percent on taxable income between $501 and $3,000.
  • 5 percent on all taxable income over $3,000.

For married persons filing joint returns:

  • 2 percent on the first $1,000 of taxable income.
  • 4 percent on taxable income between $1,001 and $6,000.
  • 5 percent on all taxable income over $6,000.

Alabama residents are able to claim a standard deduction amount of up to $7,500. Please see the Alabama Standard Deduction Chart.

Alabama allows a $1,500 personal exemption for each taxpayer and also allows a $1,500 personal exemption for a spouse.

Residents must complete their state income tax returns using Form 40 by April 15. When that tax date falls on a weekend or holiday, Alabama tax filers can get until the next business day to submit their state returns to the Department of Revenue.

Alabama Tax Forms and Income Tax Instructions:

Alabama Tax Return Mailing Address:

Alabama Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 154
Montgomery, AL 36135-0001

General Information: 334-242-1170

Tax Fraud Hotline: 800-535-9410

Income Tax Refund: 334-353-2540

Prior Year Alabama Income Tax Returns:

Additional Alabama Department of Revenue Tax Resources and Links