Senate Finance and Taxation Education Committee

Alabama Senate Committee passes grocery tax cut

BY: - June 1, 2023

A bill that would cut the state’s grocery tax moved closer to passage on Wednesday, but a senator said he expected it to change before a Senate vote.  HB 479, sponsored by House Ways and Means Education Chair Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, would cut the grocery tax on food eligible for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

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Alabama House version of income tax rebates passes Senate committee

BY: - May 31, 2023

The Alabama Senate education budget committee Wednesday approved the House of Representatives version of the tax rebate bill with changes made to match a Senate version. The bill, HB 175, sponsored by House Ways and Means Education Committee chair Danny Garrett, R-Trussville, was amended by the committee to the amount of $150 per individual and […]

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Republican lawmaker’s bill removes sales tax from gun safes, safety devices

BY: - May 9, 2023

A Republican lawmaker has filed a bill that would exempt gun safety purchases from sales tax. The bill, HB 375, sponsored by Rep. Matt Simpson, R-Daphne, would add gun safety devices and safes to the list of items exempt from sales tax. It passed the House Ways and Means Education Committee, which handles sales tax […]