When is sales tax due?

The sales tax is due monthly, with returns and remittances to be filed on or before the 20th day of the month for the previous month's sales. However, beginning with the calendar year 1999, a taxpayer may elect to file and pay sales tax on a calendar quarter basis if the total State of Alabama sales tax for which the taxpayer is liable averages less than $200 per month during the preceding calendar year. Also, if a taxpayer's total State of Alabama sales tax liability during the preceding year is $10 or less, the taxpayer may file sales tax on a calendar year basis. The request to file quarterly or on a calendar basis must be made in writing to the taxing jurisdiction.

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1. What taxes are administered by the City of Northport Revenue Department?
2. What are the tax rates?
3. When are taxes due?
4. When is a City of Northport business license required?
5. Why do I need to purchase a business license?
6. What is the cost of an initial business license?
7. What type of license do I need to open a business?
8. What are the steps in getting a license?
9. How long does it take to acquire a business license?
10. When does the license expire?
11. Do I need to be tested for a contractor's license?
12. On what is the contractor's license fee based?
13. What type of license is needed to clean homes or apartments?
14. What do I need to open a food service of any type?
15. What is required for a retail automobile license or wholesaler automotive license?
16. I am selling products from my home (jewelry, baskets, etc.). What type of license would I need?
17. Is a license required for lawn work (cutting grass, raking, etc.)?
18. Is a license required for washing cars?
19. What kinds of taxes does the Revenue Department administer?
20. What is sales tax?
21. What are wholesale sales?
22. When is sales tax due?
23. If the 20th falls on a weekend or holiday, when is the due date?
24. Is the seller allowed a discount for timely filing and paying the sales tax that is due?
25. Is there a penalty imposed for not filing timely and not paying the sales tax that is due?
26. What is Rental Tangible Personal Property tax?
27. What is Consumers Use Tax?