The Alabama sales tax rate is currently 4%. In Alabama, each county, city and special district can add sales taxes on top of the state rate.
Taxes in Alabama are destination-based, meaning the Alabama sales tax rate is based, or determined from, the destination location an item is shipped to. This complicates business for retailers who need to have the exact and up-to-date sales tax rate for every shipment they make.
To see a full breakout of Alabama sales tax rates by state, county, city and special district, use our easy Sales Tax Online Lookup Solution. After entering a ZIP code, you can enter a retail price to calculate Alabama sales tax totals.
Special Rules for Alabama taxes:
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