10-Year County Road Plans | Hot 5

July 18, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: “Tag” the Association
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
1. DRIVE Alabama 10-year county plans
Last Thursday, over half the state’s county engineers participated in a webinar to showcase DRIVE Alabama’s next statewide advocacy project: the 10-year Road and Bridge report. Each county engineer is urged to complete the attached form, and [...]

Property Insurance Update | Hot 5

July 11, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know
PLUS… HOT TIP: Talking Points | Simplified Sellers Use Tax Remittance Program
PLUS… Key Dates This Week
1. Liability Fund Property Program Update 
Details about the ACCA Liability Self-Insurance Fund, Inc.- Property Program (ACCA LSIF-PP) will be previewed at the Insurance Funds’ Membership Meeting held during the ACCA Annual Convention on Tuesday, August [...]

Russell Co. Wins at NACo | Hot 5

July 4, 2016

This Week’s Top 5 Things You Need to Know

PLUS… Key Dates This Week
PLUS… HOT TIP: Broadband Savvy
 1. Russell County Park wins NACo Achievement Award
The judges for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Awards were impressed by Russell County Commissioner Chance Corbett’s project to turn a decaying landmark into a community asset. So impressed, in fact, that Crawford Park [...]

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, [...]