2017 Sales Tax Holiday for Severe Weather Preparedness

2017 Sales Tax Holiday for Severe Weather Preparedness

Set for Feb. 24 through Feb. 26 MONTGOMERY, Feb. 7, 2017—Alabama’s sixth annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday will be held Friday, Feb. 24, through Sunday, Feb. 26. Alabamians are encouraged to stock up on a variety of supplies for protecting their homes or businesses during Alabama’s tornado and hurricane seasons. A provision in the Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday law allows counties...

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Troy University’s 2017 Small Business Opportunities Conference & Matchmaker

Troy University’s 2017 Small Business Opportunities Conference & Matchmaker

Let us connect you with small businesses that will help you meet your contracting goals. Wednesday, May 17th 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Matchmaker appointments begin at 9:00 AM) Troy University Trojan Center Troy, Alabama The 2017 Small Business Opportunities Conference and Matchmaker is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, on the campus of Troy University in Troy, Alabama. We would like to invite you and/or...

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Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T.

Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T.

Attend Montgomery-area State Tax Seminar on Jan. 26 MONTGOMERY, Jan. 12, 2017 – State tax obligations can sometimes confuse business owners. Licenses, sales tax, property tax, etc. – business owners are responsible for many details. To make that task easier, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) invites business owners to come learn the “B.E.S.T.” ways to handle state taxes at ADOR’s free Business Essentials for...

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NFIB Praises Federal Court Decision Blocking DOL from Enforcing Overtime Rule

NFIB Praises Federal Court Decision Blocking DOL from Enforcing Overtime Rule

Small business group says temporary injunction gives local employers breathing room until the case is adjudicated For Immediate Release Jack Mozloom, 202-406-4450 or 609-462-5610 (cell) Washington, D.C. (November 22, 2016) – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) today applauded a federal district court’s decision to grant an injunction against the controversial Department of Labor overtime rule, which would have disrupted many small employers who...

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Small Business Commission Member Receives Honor from Fortis College

Small Business Commission Member Receives Honor from Fortis College

Alabama Small Business Commission member Curtis K. Richardson of C&J Electrical Services, LLC was honored by Fortis College yesterday for his commitment to hiring recent graduates of the college. Many of Richardson’s employees are from Fortis College and he is committed to strengthening the community through his small business and hiring initiatives.


SBA Working Capital Loans Offered for October Drought to Alabama Small Businesses Following Disaster Declaration

SBA Working Capital Loans Offered for October Drought to Alabama Small Businesses Following Disaster Declaration

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Alabama as a result of the drought that began on Oct. 25, 2016. This disaster declaration includes the following counties: Autauga, Barbour, Blount, Bullock, Chilton, Coosa, Cullman, Dale, Elmore, Fayette,...

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OPPAL Available to Help Businesses on Oct. 1

OPPAL Available to Help Businesses on Oct. 1

MONTGOMERY, Sept. 28, 2016 — Beginning Oct. 1, Alabama businesses will be able to report equipment, tools, machinery and other business personal property through the Optional Personal Property Assessment Link (OPPAL) online system. OPPAL is an optional, free, reporting-only portal. The electronically filed return will contain all information included in the standard paper tax return. There is no charge to the taxpayer for utilizing this...

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Scammers Making Phone Calls to Collect Tax Debt, Claim to be ADOR Staff

Scammers Making Phone Calls to Collect Tax Debt, Claim to be ADOR Staff

MONTGOMERY, Sept. 28, 2016 – The Alabama Department of Revenue has received several complaints regarding a phone scam targeting taxpayers. The callers claim to be ADOR employees who are attempting to collect debts. These callers are NOT employees of the Department of Revenue. Victims who answer these calls may be told they owe money to ADOR or to the state, and it must be paid...

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Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T.

Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T.

Business Owners – Be ADOR’s B.E.S.T. Attend Auburn-Opelika State Tax Seminar on Oct. 12 AUBURN, Sept. 28, 2016 – State tax obligations can sometimes confuse business owners. Licenses, sales tax, property tax, etc. – business owners are responsible for many details. To make that task easier, the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) invites business owners to come learn the “B.E.S.T.” ways to handle state taxes...

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