Alabama State Income Tax Forms Guide

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State Income Tax Forms for Alabama  

Alabama is one of 41 states that collect a state income tax. If you are a full time, part-time or nonresident of Alabama and filed a federal tax return, you must also file an individual tax return with the state of Alabama.

State Income Tax FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Individual Income Tax ReturnIndividual Income EarnersYou earned any income in Alabama as a full-time, part-time or nonresident.
W-4 Withholding AllowanceEmployers, EmployeesYou need to file or adjust an Alabama withholding tax status.
6-Month Extension to File RequestsIndividual Income Earners6 Month Extensions are automatic. 
Estimated Income Tax FormsSelf-employed Individuals, Independent ContractorsYou are required to pay monthly or quarterly estimated state income taxes.
All State Income Tax FormsIncome EarnersYou need to find any state income tax form applicable to Alabama.

Property Tax Forms for Alabama

Alabama doesn’t collect property taxes at the state level. Property taxes are instead collected at the local level, by cities, counties and school districts. Homestead exemptions are filed through your local county office. 

Property Tax FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Homestead ExemptionHomeownersHomestead exemptions are filed through your local county office. 
Property Tax Exemption FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou qualify for any number of property tax exemptions in Alabama. Must file locally.
All Property Tax FormsHome, Land, Property OwnersYou own any property in Alabama, including a home, land or commercial real estate.

All Other Tax Forms for Alabama

California is one of 25 states that has a Vehicle Property Tax, which is filed locally. All Alabama specific tax forms, specialty forms and motor vehicle forms provided below.

All Other FormsPertains ToUse These Forms If..
Vehicle Property TaxOwner of a Motor VehicleYou own a motor vehicle. Vehicle property tax is included in your vehicle's registration and filed locally.
Motor Vehicle Tax FormsBuyer, Seller in Vehicle TransactionsYou bought, sold or need to register a motor vehicle in Alabama.
All Alabama Tax FormsAny Tax FilerYou need to find any tax form applicable to Alabama.

Helpful Resources for Filing Alabama Tax Forms  

Alabama offers installment agreements for help paying tax bills, income tax credits and official resources for understanding and filing local property tax forms. The main Alabama tax form and instruction portal is also provided.

Alabama Filing ResourcesPertains ToUse This Resource If..
Installment Payment AgreementFilers Unable to Pay Tax Bill in FullYou can’t pay your tax bill in full but wish to make monthly payments instead.
Income Tax CreditsPotentially Any Tax FilerYou want to see what income tax credits Alabama has to offer and if you qualify.
Property Tax Relief CreditQualifying HomeownersYou want to see if you qualify for a property tax relief credit.
Property Tax AssistanceHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need any help whatsoever with property taxes for Alabama.
Property Tax County DirectoryHome, Land, Property OwnersYou need to contact your county property tax office.
Alabama Forms and InstructionsAny Tax FilerYou need detailed information on any of the various taxes Alabama collects.

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