Police Jurisdiction Tax Information

Pursuant to Ordinance 15-4246 adopted on January 19, 2016, by the City Council of the City of Decatur, Alabama, which generally provides: in addition to all other taxes now imposed by Law, effective on April 1, 2016, there is levied and collected in the City of Decatur Police Jurisdiction sales tax, use tax, and lease or rental of tangible personal property tax in an amount equal to one-half (1/2) of that respective amount provided for, levied and collected within the Decatur Corporate Limits for doing the same act, or engaging or continuing therein, or engaging or continuing in the operation of the same such business.

Anyone with questions or needing assistance may contact the City of Decatur Revenue Department at 256-341-4546. You may also review the ordinance online or by going to the City Clerk’s Office on 1st floor of City Hall at 402 Lee Street N.E., Decatur, Alabama.

Police Jurisdiction Sales / Seller's Use / Consumer's Use / Leasing Tax Report (pdf)

Review the Ordinance (pdf)

 

Police Jurisdiction Tax Rates
Type of Tax/Tax Area Tax Rate
SALES TAX / SELLER'S USE  
a. Automotive Rate .50%
b. Manufacturing Rate .75%
c. General Rate 2%
CONSUMER USE TAX  
a. Automotive Rate .50%
b. Manufacturing Rate .75%
c. General Rate 2%
Leasing / Rental Tax  
a. Automotive Rate .50%
b. Manufacturing Rate .75%
c. General Rate 2%