Use Tax

Use tax is due from the business or individual on items that are purchased for use in the City of Gulf Shores from vendors located outside of the State of Alabama and on which a local city sales/use tax has not already been paid.

All taxes are due on or postmarked by the 20th for the month prior. A tax return is required to be filed even if there were no taxes collected or receipts earned.

A failure to timely file and pay penalty plus interest will be assessed on any tax not filed and/or paid by the 20th of the month in which the tax is due.

Use Tax General Rate
Gulf Shores total Use Tax is 10% Corporate Limits, 8.5% Police Jurisdiction
  • 4% - State of Alabama
  • 3% - Baldwin County
  • 3% - City - Corporate Limits/1.5% - City - Police Jurisdiction
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