You can file your return electronically any time during the filing season. Payment must be made by April 15th to avoid interest and penalty charges. You can pay your balance due to the Alabama Department of Revenue by check or electronically (credit card or E-Check). To pay by check, make your check payable to the Alabama Department of Revenue and mail it along with the departments payment voucher Form 40V, to the address indicated on the voucher.
OnLine Taxes will produce a payment voucher for your convenience with your forms if you owe.
Pay the full amount by check or money order payable to the "Alabama Department of Revenue". On your payment write your social security number, your daytime telephone number, and ô(taxyear) Form 40,ö and remit your payment with Form 40V. Electronic Bank Draft (E-Check): You can pay your taxes due electronically from your bank account online at https://www.officialpayments.com/echeck/ec_template_standard.jsp. Enter Jurisdiction Code 1100. You will need to have your bank routing number and your checking account number to use this service.There is no charge for this service.
Credit Card: You can also pay your taxes due bycredit card online at https://www.officialpayments.com/pc_template_standard.jsp or by phone at 1-800-272-9829. Enter Jurisdiction Code 1100. You can also pay your taxes by credit card online at https://www.ALTaxPayment.com or by phone at 1-866-272-9829 or by visiting Value Payment Systems at www.payaltax.com. Discover/NOVUS«, MasterCard«, Visa« and American Express« cards are currently being accepted. There is a convenience fee for this service.
This fee is paid directly to the company you use based on the amount of your tax payment.
You may pay by ACH Debit by going to www.revenue.alabama.gov/efiling.htm. Do not use Form 40V when paying by ACH Debit. You will need to have your bank routing number and checking account number to use this service. No fee is charged for this service.
If you are paying with funds on a foreign bank you must include an additional $25 exchange fee. If payment for the full amount of tax due is not paid by the due date of the return, you will be charged interest and will be subject to penalties. See Penalties and Interest on page 16. More importantly, if you submit your return without payment, a final assessment may be entered by the Department. A final assessment which is not appealed is as conclusive as a judgment of a circuit court. The Department may then proceed with collection by issuance of legal processes including recording of tax liens, garnishment of wages or bank accounts, levy, or a writ of seizure directed to the county sheriff as provided by Sections 40-1-2, 40-2-11(16), and 40-29-23, Code of Alabama 1975.