2017

Montgomery Cancels Vets Day Parade

Will hold an event at Riverwalk Stadium instead

Montgomery officials have decided to replace the Veterans Day parade the city organized for the past seven years with an event inside Riverwalk Stadium this year. The city’s announcement quotes Mayor Todd Strange: “Although support has been steady in the past, hosting a much larger event at Riverwalk Stadium will help us accommodate even more residents, visitors and service members,…

Back-To-School Sales-Tax Free Weekend

Starts at Midnight tonight, ends on Sunday Midnight

The yearly sales tax holiday leading up to the new school year begins at Midnight. Not all municipalities are taking part, and not all items are free of all sales taxes. The Alabama Department of Revenue has complete information on their website: http://revenue.alabama.gov/salestax/SalesTaxHol.cfm Categories: Montgomery Metro, Statewide Tags: 2017, back to school, Sales Tax Holiday

Earlier Than Usual Back-to-School Tax Holiday

Last full weekend in July instead of first full weekend in August.

State officials have moved the sales-tax-free holiday back. The state Revenue Department writes: “In accordance with Act 2017-120, the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holidays will be held each year on the third full weekend of July instead of the first full weekend of August. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday July 21, 2017, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday…

Higher Gas Taxes in 2017?

Starting the 1st of the year, 9 states will see changes in their gas taxes, and more than a dozen other states will look at possibly doing the same. Georgia and Florida are among the 7 states that can expect to see higher prices at the pump. But as for Alabama, there has been no word of higher gas taxes…