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    Alabama Payroll Tax Compliance

    State:

    Alabama

    AL Tax Forms

    Agency Form Detail

    • Form ID Tax Code Form Name  
      New Hire Report UI Report of New Hires View
      UC-CR4 and UC-CR4A UI Quarterly Contribution & Wage Report View
      No paper forms effective January 1, 2011. All forms UC-10-C must be filed online. UI Statement to Correct View
      Change of Address A-6 WH Change of Address View
      A-6 (Monthly) WH Employer's Monthly Return of Income Tax Withheld View
      Change of Address A-1 WH Change of Address View
      State W2 WH Wage and Tax Statement View
      A-1 (Quarterly) WH Employer's Quarterly Return of Income Tax Withheld View
      A-3 (Annual Recon) WH Annual Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld View

    Alabama Withholdings

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      Alabama Department of Revenue

    • Vendor Payable Name

      Alabama Department of Revenue

    • Mailing Address

      Income Tax Division
      Withholding Tax Section
      50 North Ripley
      Montgomery, AL 36132

    • Phone Numbers

      General Information
      334-242-1170
      Withholding
      334-242-1300

      Toll Free
      1-800-322-4106

    • Support Website URL

      https://revenue.alabama.gov/contact/

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Oct 2, 2013

    • Agency Holidays

      2014 Holidays

      New Year's Day - January 1
      Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 20
      George Washington/Thomas Jefferson's Birthday - February 17
      Mardi Gras Day* - March 4 - Not a Bank Holiday
      Confederate Memorial Day - April 28
      National Memorial Day - May 26
      Jefferson Davis' Birthday - June 2
      Independence Day - July 4
      Labor Day - September 1
      Columbus Day/Fraternal Day/American Indian Heritage Day - October 13
      Veteran's Day - November 11
      Thanksgiving Day - November 27
      Christmas Day - December 25

      *Mardi Gras is observed in Baldwin and Mobile Counties only. All other employees are granted a personal leave day on January 1, which may be taken anytime

    • Holiday Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      AL Dept of Revenue Withholding Tax Acct No.

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      #999999999

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2009

    Agency Withholding Details

    • WH Supported?

      Yes

    • Allowance Amount Detail

      Personal Exemptions: -None for 0 exemption -$1,500 Single or Married Filing Separately -$3,000 Married or Head of Household Dependents: Multiply number of dependents other than spouse by the following: -$1,000 if annualized wages less than or equal to $20,000. -$500 if annualized wages greater than $20,000 but less than or equal to $100,000. -$300 if annualized wages greater than $100,000 page 7 items 2C & 2D

    • Supplemental Rate Detail

      5% page 3

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2012

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2010

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      AL Withholding

    • Last Verified Date

      Nov 25, 2013

    Tax Payment Frequency Detail

    • Payment Frequency Payment Name  
      Monthly AL Withholding View
      Quarterly AL Withholding View

    Electronic Mandate Requirements

    • Employer Filing Requirements

      WH Filing: Employers who are required to pay electronically are required to file electronically.

      W2/1099: Employers that report 25 or more employees have to file electronically, if Alabama income tax has been withheld, must submit electronically.

    • Employer Payment Requirements

      Employers who withhold $750 or more must make payments electronically.

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2011

    Unemployment Tax

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      Alabama Department of Labor

    • Vendor Payable Name

      Alabama Department of Labor

    • Mailing Address

      649 Monroe Street
      Montgomery, AL 36131

    • Phone Numbers

      Employer Unemployment Questions
      334-242-8888

      Employer New Accounts
      334-242-8830

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Oct 10, 2013

    • Agency Holidays

      2014

      New Year's Day - January 1
      Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 20
      George Washington/Thomas Jefferson's Birthday - February 17
      Mardi Gras Day* - March 4 - Not a Bank Holiday
      Confederate Memorial Day - April 28
      National Memorial Day - May 26
      Jefferson Davis' Birthday - June 2
      Independence Day - July 4
      Labor Day - September 1
      Columbus Day/Fraternal Day/American Indian Heritage Day - October 13
      Veteran's Day - November 11
      Thanksgiving Day - November 27
      Christmas Day - December 25

      *Mardi Gras is observed in Baldwin and Mobile Counties only.

    • Holiday Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      AL Dept of Labor Acct No

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      9999999999

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Oct 1, 2012

    Agency Tax Rate Detail

    • Minimum Rate

      0.89%

    • Maximum Rate

      7.1%

    • New Rate

      2.7%

    • Rate Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Employer Wage Base

      Wage Base Amount

      $8,000.00

    • Wage Base Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2010

    Agency Surcharge Detail

    • Surcharge Name

      The Shared Cost Assessment (SCA)

    • Creditable to FUTA

      Yes

    • Fixed Rate

      0.3%

    • Wage Base Amount

      $8,000.00

    • Surcharge Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Last Verified Date

      Dec 9, 2013

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      AL UI and Emp Security Assessment

    • Last Verified Date

      Dec 26, 2012

    Tax Payment Frequency Detail

    • Payment Frequency Payment Name  
      Quarterly AL UI and Emp Security Assessment View

    Electronic Mandate Requirements

    • Employer Filing Requirements

      UI Filing: Employers are required to file electronically.

    • Employer Payment Requirements

      Effective April 1st 2011 -Employers are required to pay tax payments electronically. Payments made by check will be penalized.

    • Effective Date

      Apr 1, 2011

    Other Payroll Taxes

    Alabama Local Tax

    E-file & Pay

    Employer Registration

    Withholding Tax

    • How does the agency prefer the employer to register?

      Online

    • Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?

      http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/online/appinst.htm

    • Is there a registration fee?

      No

    • What is the name of the form to use for registration?

      Alabama Department of Revenue Combined Registration/Application

    • What is the link to the form for registration?

      https://aldor.efile.govconnect.com/web/ALO_CBR/RegAppChgForm.asp

    • Additional information about the registration for this state.

      Registration is "combined" but does not include UI.
      Registration is all online. The Forms link directs to on online registration.

    Unemployment Insurance Tax

    • How does the agency prefer the employer to register?

      Online

    • Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?

      https://dir.alabama.gov/eGov/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2feGov%2fDefault.aspx

    • Is there a registration fee?

      No

    • What is the name of the form to use for registration?

      SR2

    • What is the link to the form for registration?

      https://dir.alabama.gov/egovregistration/

    • Additional information about the registration for this state.

      Register on-line to receive employer account number within 7 days. Registration by paper form may take more than two weeks.

      Registration Process link and Form link are the same