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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Hoover Sales Taxes and COVID-19

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City of Hoover Waives Sales Tax Late Payment Penalties for Businesses 

 

March 20, 2020 #3 (6:30 pm): The Alabama Department of Revenue has issued and continues to issue certain relief to taxpayers in response to Governor Ivey’s declaration of a state of emergency due to COVID-19. The most up-to-date information is available at the following link:

https://revenue.alabama.gov/coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak-updates/

Effective immediately, the City of Hoover is waiving municipal sales tax late payment penalties both for small retail businesses, whose monthly retail sales during the previous calendar year averaged $62,500 or less, and taxpayers currently registered with the City as engaging in NAICS Sector 72 business activities, which includes restaurants and other food service providers.

The City is also waiving municipal late payment penalties for lodgings taxes. Late payment penalties will be waived for these taxpayers through June 1, 2020.

This relief does not waive or extend normal tax filing requirements.

For businesses that have any questions, have them contact the Hoover Revenue Department at 205-444-7516.


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