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Report: Alabama’s Internet sales taxes benefitting rural counties, costing cities

BY: - May 22, 2023

Alabama’s Internet sales taxes have created winners and losers, according to a report released Monday from the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA). The report said that the state’s 8% tax on online goods, or the Simplified Sellers Use Tax (SSUT), has benefitted rural counties with little commercial activity, but reduced revenues to communities […]