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Progressive Tax Changes Would Allow Alabama’s Budgets To Endure And Rebuild After COVID-19

By Carol Gundlach on May 2, 2020 | Opinion

Alabamians are living through hard times right now. Thousands of people are sick. Many more are scared or out of work. Uncertainty is everywhere amid a pandemic with no clear timetable or end game.

As…

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AL House Passes Bill Limiting A Cities Ability To Levy Occupational Taxes

By Dakota Layton on February 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Alabama lawmakers voted 74-27 to pass Rep. Chris Sells (R-Greenville) bill, HB147, that would prohibit cities from enacting new occupational taxes without legislative permission from the state. In other words,…

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Senator Doug Jones’ ‘Military Widows Tax’ Repeal Provision Passes The U.S. Senate

By Dakota Layton on December 18, 2019

Senator Doug Jones partnered with Senator Susan Collins of Maine on the Widow’s Tax Elimination Act of 2019. This bipartisan policy priority became a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act. The bill will…

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Del Marsh’s Bill To Help Fund Trump’s Wall Could Have Taxpayers Propping Up General Fund Instead

By Brent Wilson on March 20, 2019

Senator Del Marsh (R – Anniston) wants to let Alabama taxpayers help build President Trump’s border wall via SB 22.

Marsh’s bill would allow taxpayers to check a box on their tax…

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Kay Ivey Announces Signing of Rebuild Alabama Act

Rebuild Alabama Act Signed Into Law 5 Days After Introduced

By Brent Wilson on March 13, 2019

That’s all folks. In one of the largest tax hikes in Alabama’s recent history, Kay Ivey signed into law the Rebuild Alabama Act just five days after it was introduced in a…

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Kay Ivey Signs Special Session For Gas Tax

Rebuild Alabama Act – Everything You Need To Know

By Brent Wilson on March 6, 2019

The Rebuild Alabama ACT has passed and has been signed into law.

The Rebuild Alabama Act has officially been released and while the gas tax has been the most talked about issue…

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Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

By Clete Wetli on February 25, 2019 | Opinion

After years of vociferously attacking any type of taxation or revenue increase for public services as inherently evil, the Alabama GOP is awkwardly poised to battle a rhetorical nightmare of its own creation. It ironically…

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