Alabama’s counties set to recover online taxes

June 27, 2016

Alabama remote seller program offers flat 8 percent tax rate, gives 25% to counties
By Charlie Ban, the National Association of Counties (NACo), June 27, 2016
(original NACo article)
Alabama’s new law for collecting online sales tax got a significant endorsement when Amazon signed on to start paying as of Nov. 1.
The Simplified Seller Use Tax Remittance Act, [...]

Prescription Discount Program Saves Alabama Residents $34 Million

June 27, 2016

MEDIA ALERT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27, 2016
For more information:
Terri Reynolds, Director of Public Affairs
334-263-7594
treynolds@alabamacounties.org
 
Prescription Discount Program Saves Alabama Residents $34 Million
June 27, 2016 – Montgomery, AL – The Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) and the free Coast2CoastRx discount program have saved Alabama residents $34,000,000 on medical prescriptions with the Coast2CoastRx County Card.
Mobile County has benefited the most from the [...]

Big Win for Counties | Hot 5

June 27, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Focus on Economic Development
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
1. Big Win for Alabama’s 67 Counties!
The Simplified Sellers Use Tax Remittance Act (Act 2015-448) was one of the Association’s successful legislative priorities from the 2015 legislative session. This Act, which was developed and drafted at the Association’s Montgomery office, [...]

Amendments Are Coming | Hot 5

June 20, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Put Your Smartphone to Work
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
1. Amendments Are Coming
Two Association-sponsored constitutional amendments will appear on the November General Election ballot. The proposed amendments would streamline the process for placing “local” constitutional amendments on the ballot only in the affected county and would provide county [...]