Alabama Income Taxes and AL State Tax

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Prepare and e-file your current year Alabama state tax return - resident, nonresident, or part-year resident returns - together with your IRS return now via

  • State return only regulations*): Per IRS and Alabama state tax agency regulation - not - you can NOT just prepare and e-file a state returns (with the exception of California) without also e-filing the IRS return on the same platform. If you have filed your federal return already, you can prepare an Alabama state return on and then download, print, sign, and mail it in. See instructions on how to ONLY prepare and mail in an Alabama and/or other state tax return.
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AL Income Tax Forms and Resources

Alabama State Income Tax Rate: 5%
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Where Is Your Alabama Tax Refund Money?
Step 1: Sign into your account and check acceptance by the tax agency.
Step 2: Check your Alabama tax refund status.
Where Is Your IRS Refund?
Step 1: Sign into your account and check acceptance by the IRS.
Step 2: Check your IRS tax refund status.
Alabama Income Tax Extension
Alabama Income Tax Amendment
How to Correct a Rejected Tax Return
If your AL tax return was rejected by the AL tax agency - not - see instructions on how to correct a rejected Alabama tax return.
How to Pay Income Taxes
Step 1: View options on how to best pay your AL income taxes.
Step 2: Learn your IRS payment options.
Alabama, IRS Late Filing, Tax Payment Penalties
1. Failure to File Penalty: 10% tax due, or $50 which ever is greater.
2. Failure to Pay Penalty: Assessed if the taxpayer doesn't pay the tax after 30 days past the deadline, and amounts to 1% per month but will not exceed 25% of the tax due.
3. Underpayment Due to Negligence: An underpayment due to negligence penalty is assessed when the taxpayer fails to reasonably comply with Section 40 if the Alabama Code, also known as the Alabama Tax Code, and amounts to 5% of the tax due.
4. Underpayment Due to Fraud Penalty: Assessed when it is determined that the underpayment of the tax due was done fraudulently, and amounts to 50% of the underpaid tax.
5. Frivolous Return Penalty: Frivolous Return Penalty can amounts to as much as $250. A frivolous appeal penalty is imposed when it's determined that the appeal was filed with the purpose of hindering the collection of a tax, and amounts to $250 or 25% of the tax disputed in the appeal, whichever is greater.
6. IRS Penalties: Calculate and estimate your potential IRS income tax return penalties.
AL Tax Return Mailing Addresses
Find various Alabama mailing addresses for tax returns, tax amendments, and tax payments.
Alabama Income Tax Brackets
Alabama Income Tax Forms
View or download AL income tax forms by year.
Alabama Unemployment Benefits
Unemployment benefits are not subject to Alabama income taxes. The first $25,000 in severance payments or unemployment compensation paid by an employer as a result of "administrative downsizing" is not taxed in Alabama.
Alabama Marriage Penalty

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e-File These Alabama State Tax Forms

Prepare and e-File these state forms for Current Tax Year in conjunction with your Federal and State Income Tax Return. As you proceed through the tax interview on, the application will select the correct state forms for you. You can also select tax forms individually. All these forms will then be e-filed by you to the State Tax Agency. Instructions on how to only prepare a state income tax return.

40ES - Alabama Declaration of Estimated Tax Voucher
AL-A4 - Alabama Employee’s Withholding Tax Exemption Certificate
2210 - Underpayment of Estimated Taxes
40 - Alabama Individual Income Tax Return Residents & Part Year Residents
40NR - Alabama Individual Nonresident Income Tax Return
40V - Alabama Individual Income Tax Payment Voucher
40X - Alabama Al State Tax Amendment Form 40x
4952A - Investment Interest Expense Deduction
Schedule A - Schedule A Itemized Deductions
Schedule CR - Credit For Taxes Paid To Other States
Schedule D - Net Profit or Loss
Schedule DC - Donation Check-Offs
Schedule OC - Other Available Credits

* Due to IRS and state tax agency data sharing and validation requirements, you can only e-file a state income tax return while also e-filing a federal income tax return. This is not an created policy, but a federally regulated one which all online tax filing websites have to adhere to. You can, however, prepare all 44 state income tax returns on if you have already e-filed or filed your IRS return. View instructions on how you can ONLY prepare and file state income tax return(s). Only on can you prepare and file or e-file unlimited state tax returns for one low price and not pay for each state return like you would do on H&R Block® vs. TurboTax®. Dare to compare now.