The Jefferson County Revenue Department administers and enforces several federal, state, county and municipal statutes, ordinances and regulations. This responsibility includes collecting and distributing motor vehicle taxes, motor vehicle registration fees, hunting/fishing license fees, privilege (business) licenses, sales and special revenue sales taxes, to name a few, on behalf of the State of Alabama, Jefferson County Commission; and, Jefferson County municipalities, school districts and governmental agencies.
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING AUTOMOBILE RENTAL TAX
The Alabama Legislature adopted Act No. 2018-288 authorizing the Jefferson County Department of Revenue to assess and collect a three percent (3%) tax on the short term lease or rental of passenger automotive vehicles. This tax applies to the short term rental of a motor vehicle used primary for the transportation of 15 or fewer passengers, for a period of 364 or fewer consecutive days. This tax becomes operative on September 1, 2018 and businesses liable for this tax should begin collecting the tax from their customers at that time. For additional information, please click on this link: Rental Tax Information.pdf
Online Tax Filing System
Additionally, Jefferson County Sales & Use Tax Section can be contacted by phone at (205) 325-5195 or by email using Contact_Revenue_License_&_Tax@jccal.org.
MANDATORY LIABILITY INSURANCE NOTICE
Effective January 1, 2013 Act 2011-688 (Mandatory Liability Insurance Act) requires all motor vehicle owners to provide evidence of insurance before a registration can be provided. Walk-In customers should be prepared to provide proof of insurance and valid State driver’s license/identification for each owner and co-owner.
When renewing by mail, include a LEGIBLE copy of your driver’s license and that of the co-owner, if any, and copies of the insurance card for each vehicle.
Most vehicle registrations may be renewed by internet at https://tagit.jccal.org.
For more information on mandatory liability insurance visit: www.mli.mvtrip.alabama.gov. or watch Online Insurance Verification System (OIVS) videos.
- Business License
- Driver’s License: Effective November 1, 2005, the Department of Public Safety is responsible for the original (first time) issuance of a Driver License and Non-Driver Identification
- Car/Truck Tags
- Personalized Tags
- Car/Truck Titles
- Manufactured Home Permit
- Fishing, Hunting, Boat License & Permit Information
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Answers to questions not found on this web site may possibly be found at the State of Alabama Department of Revenue site.