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Tobacco Tax Amendments

In April 2, 2014, Governor Bentley signed into law Act No. 2014-262 which becomes effective October 1, 2014. The Act amends the tobacco tax laws in Title 40, Chapter 25, Code of Alabama 1975.  It further defines a wholesale dealer and jobber as entities that buy tobacco products direct from the manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer and sell…

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2014 “Back-to-School” Sales Tax Holiday

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday August 1, 2014, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday August 3, 2014, Alabama will hold its eighth annual sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing free of state sales or use tax.  Local sales and use tax may apply – see list of participating…

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AGA Endorses Paul DeMarco for US House

Alabama Grocers Association Announces Endorsement of Alabama State Representative Paul DeMarco for U.S. House of Representatives in Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District Birmingham, AL- The Alabama Grocers Association Board of Directors recently announced its endorsement of Alabama State Representative Paul DeMarco for U.S. House of Representatives in Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District. “Paul has been a tremendous supporter of the grocery industry…

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The mission of the Alabama Grocers Association is to promote and support the growth and success of the food industry in the state of Alabama through advocacy, education, public relations and networking.