The Alabama Department of Revenue, Business & License Tax Division, Motor Fuels Section is responsible for the collection of excise tax of terminal operators, suppliers, permissive suppliers, distributors, importers, exporters and blenders of motor fuels. The department provides an online system for tax reporting and an EFT system for tax payments.
The Code of Alabama 1975, Title 40, Chapter 17, Article 4 states
The excise tax shall apply to persons, firms, corporations, dealers, or distributors storing lubricating oil and distributing the same or allowing the same to be withdrawn from storage, whether such withdrawals are for sale or for use; provided, that “sellers” of lubricating oil and its substitutes paying the tax herein provided may pay the same computed and paid on a basis of their sales as hereinafter required, and storers and distributors shall compute and pay this tax on the basis of their withdrawals or distributions. Alabama Code 40-17-173.
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Alabama taxes are due monthly and can be filed electronically.
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