Alabama Sales Tax Bond Requirement

Alabama Sales Tax Bond Requirement

Effective January 1, 2020, the state of Alabama is requiring new licensees in the business of selling retail beer, wine or tobacco products to provide a $25,000 two-year sales tax bond. This requirement also applies to individuals who need to renew an expired license.

The Alabama Revenue Department requested felt this requirement was necessary due to an increase in retailers who sell beer, wine and tobacco products who are not remitting sales taxes. The department reported that they send an average of 1,500 delinquent notices each month for failure to remit sales taxes per the regulations in place.



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Eric is the Chief Marketing Officer of JW Surety Bonds. With years of experience in the surety industry, he is also a contributing author to the surety bond blog. He has held a range of different roles within the surety industry, from agent assistant to bond issuer, which gives him a unique insider perspective on surety related topics.

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