Madison County Sales Tax Department

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Kevin Caputo, Director

Office Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. – Monday through Friday

Physical Address:    819 Cook Avenue, Suite 123
                                   Huntsville, AL 35801

Mailing Address:   Madison County Sales Tax Department
                                100 Northside Square
                                Huntsville, AL 35801

Office Telephone Number:  256-532-3498

Office Fax Number: 256-532-3760

E-Mail salestax@madisoncountyal.gov


THE SALES TAX DEPARTMENT OVERSEEES THE FOLLOWING MADISON COUNTY TAXES ON BEHALF OF THE MADISON COUNTY COMMISSION

 Beer & Wine Excise Tax
 Motor Fuels (Gas) Excise Tax
 Sales and Use Tax
 Tobacco Tax in the form of Tobacco Stamps



BEER & WINE EXCISE TAX

Application for Beer & Wine Excise Tax

 For tax rate information please contact the Department

 Upon the proper completion of a Beer & Wine Excise Tax Application, pre-printed forms will be mailed out. Returns are due on or before the 15th of each month and can be filed by using one of the following options:

o Hand delivered to the physical address above during regular office hours.
o Mailed to the mailing address denoted above.



MOTOR FUELS (GAS) EXCISE TAX

Application for Motor Fuels (Gas) Excise Tax

 For tax rate information please contact the Department

 Upon the proper completion of a Motor Fuels (Gas) Excise Tax Application, pre-printed forms will be mailed out. Returns are due on or before the 20th of each month and can be filed by using one of the following options:

o Hand delivered to the physical address above during regular office hours.
o Mailed to the mailing address denoted above.
o Via the Alabama Motor Fuels Single Point Filing system 
o Via Click2File Website



SALES AND USE TAX

Application for Sales and/or Use Tax

o County-Wide Tax*
 Applies to all areas within Madison County, including Redstone Arsenal.
 General Rate is ½%
 Automotive Rate is ¼%
 Agricultural Machine Rate is ¼%
 Manufacturing Rate is ¼%

o Additional County Tax*
 Applies to all areas within Madison County, including Redstone Arsenal, that are OUTSIDE the City Limits of Huntsville.
 General Rate is 1%
 Automotive Rate is ½%
 Agricultural Machinery Rate is ½%
 Manufacturing Rate is ½%

NOTE 1) TABLE OF TAX RATES PROVIDED ONLY AS A COURTESY. TAXPAYERS SHOULD CONTACT EACH TAXING
JURISDICTION FOR CONFIRMATION OF THEIR RATES.

NOTE 2) FOR QUESTIONS ON AN ITEMS APPLICABLE RATE OF TAX, PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT

 Upon the proper completion of a Sales and Use Tax Application, pre-printed forms will be mailed out. Returns are due on or before the 20th of the month following each filing period and can be filed by using one of the following options:

o Hand delivered to the physical address above during regular office hours.
o Mailed to the mailing address denoted above.
o Via the Alabama Department of Revenue’s My Alabama Taxes (ONE SPOT) website 
o Via Click2File Website


NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE A VALID MADISON COUNTY ACCOUNT NUMBER BEFORE FILING ONLINE.

History of the sales and use tax collections for education

History of the distributions made to the three (3) public school systems located within Madison County



TOBACCO TAX IN THE FORM OF TOBACCO STAMPS

 No application is needed for the purchase of tobacco stamps

 For purchasing information please contact the Department


Madison County Petition for Refund Form


POWER OF ATTORNEY

 Due to confidentiality requirements, we cannot discuss an account with anyone except an owner or an individual designated by the owner. The power of attorney form should be submitted to make that designation.

Madison County Power of Attorney Form




ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION

Alabama Department of Revenue 256-837-2319

City of Gurley 256-776-3313

City of Huntsville 256-427-5071

City of Madison 256-772-5654

City of New Hope 800-556-7274