How to Register: You can register online with the state if you need a sales tax account. If you prefer to apply through the mail, you may complete the Combined Registration/Application Form, (Form COM:101). Please note that Alabama also has registration requirements through Revenue Discovery Systems for municipalities that are not state-administered. If you need more information on which municipalities are handled by RDS, you can find more information online.
Registration Cost: No fee.
Filing Requirements: Sales Tax returns are required to be filed electronically.
Due Date: Returns and payments are due on 20th of the month following the end of period.
Where to File: My Alabama Taxes
What Will You Need: In order to sign up for MAT, you will need the following information readily available. For Business Accounts:
- Account Number: Your ADOR 10-digit account number (may include some letters); this number is located on all correspondence sent from the Alabama Department of Revenue
- Sign – On ID: This ID was assigned when the account was originally registered with ADOR
- Access Code: This code was assigned when the account was originally registered with ADOR
- Valid E-mail Address: This is required in order to receive confirmation e-mails and authorization code messages
Renewal: Not Required.
Additional Information: Alabama Sales Tax Rules and Regulations