AL Sales Tax Permits States

How to Register for a Sales Tax Permit in Alabama

by Jennifer Dunn

Register Sales Tax License Alabama

These instructions will help you obtain an Alabama sales tax license. For more information about sales tax in Alabama check out our Alabama Sales Tax Guide for Businesses.

Who needs a sales tax permit in Alabama?

Retailer sellers of tangible personal property are required to register for an Alabama sales tax license. If you’re not sure if you have “sales tax nexus” in Alabama, check out our Alabama Sales Tax Guide for Businesses.

How do you register for a sales tax permit in Alabama?

You can register online at My Alabama Taxes (MAT) or register by mail by mailing the COM 101 form to:

Alabama Department of Revenue

Business Registration Unit

P.O. Box 327100

Montgomery, AL 36132-7100

What information do you need to register for a sales tax permit in Alabama?

Personal identification info (SSN, address, etc.)

Business identification info (EIN, address, etc.)

Business entity type

Date started doing business in Alabama

How much does it cost to apply for a sales tax permit in Alabama?

It’s free to apply for a sales tax permit, but other business registration fees may apply.

How long does it take to receive your Alabama sales tax permit?

If you register online, it takes 3-5 days to receive your sales and use tax account number. A paper license will be mailed to you, too.

Do you have to renew your Alabama sales tax permit?

No. But you should update the Alabama DOR should your address, business name or business entity type change.

Would you prefer a tax professional handle your sales tax registration?

Fill out our State Registrations form and we’ll put you in touch with a vetted sales tax pro.

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