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Alabama Nonprofit Tax Exemption


Steps For How To Apply For Tax Exemption For Your Alabama Nonprofit

Are nonprofit corporations in Alabama exempt from sales and use taxes?

Nonprofit organizations, including charities, have no special exemption from Alabama sales and use taxes. However, there is a list of exempt AL nonprofit organizations listed under sections 40-23-31 and 40-23-83 of the Code of Alabama. But as a general rule, no, your nonprofit is not eligible for state tax exemption.

Can my AL nonprofit be federally tax exempt?

You can file for 501c3 tax-exempt status with the IRS by submitting Form 1023, the Application for Recognition of Exemption. If you qualify as tax-exempt the IRS will send you a Letter of Determination.

Is my nonprofit exempt from Alabama Corporate Income Tax?

If your Alabama Taxes.

How do I contact the Alabama Department of Revenue?

Alabama Department of Revenue
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36132
(334) 242-1170

This comprehensive guide to obtaining and maintaining 501c3 status from the IRS includes information on how to prepare your nonprofit to apply for 501c3 status, as well as information about the forms and fees required by the IRS.

This guide overviews and includes the special tax-exempt language a 501c3 nonprofit organization must include as part of its articles of incorporation. 

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