Week of Jan. 27, 2014

  • Published: January 27, 2014
  • For your agenda in February
    Here’s a reminder that the commission is required to levy taxes for the coming year at its first regular meeting in February, according to Ala. Code Section 40-7-42(This applies only to ad valorem taxes.) 

    Attn: Emergency managers
    The Alabama Association of Emergency Managers has started a newsletter, and the first issue is available at this link

    Clarification on NACo Legislative Conference events
    Registration is open for the NACo Legislative Conference, scheduled for March 1-5 in Washington, D.C.  Also, registration is now open for the Alabama Congressional Delegates’ Breakfast, which will be Tuesday, March 5. The deadline to register is Feb. 26.  Please note that the breakfast has moved to Tuesday this year.  No registration is required for the Alabama Delegates’ Caucus and Reception, which will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on SUNDAY, March 2.  We hope you make plans to attend these very important legislative events. 

    Candidate resources
    The qualifying deadline is early this year, on Feb. 7. Filing forms and other details are available from the Alabama Democratic Party and the Alabama Republican Party.

    Implementing the contractor’s tax exemption
    The Alabama Department of Revenue has released this memo detailing how to implement the contractor’s tax exemption created by Act 2013-205.