Consumers Use Tax

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  2. Licensing and Taxes
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City Hall

144 Tichenor Ave, Suite 5

  1. Email: webfinance@auburnalabama.org
  2. Phone: (334) 501-7220
  3. Hours:  M-F: 8AM-5PM

LaTrice Mose

Revenue Manager

  1. Phone: (334) 501-7224
  2. Email: lmose@auburnalabama.org

Consumers Use Tax is imposed on tangible personal property brought into Auburn for storage, use, or consumption in the state when the seller did not collect seller's use tax on the sale of the property.

*Total sales amount of personal property is subject to taxation.

Who Must File?
Every person/business/entity who purchased items that will used, stored, or consumed in Auburn and sales taxes were not previously assessed or collected.

When is Tax Due?
The tax is due on or before the twentieth (20th) day of the month following the reporting period. The consumers use tax return must be delivered to the City or postmarked by the 20th. If the 20th occurs on a Saturday, Sunday, or Postal holiday, payments and returns bearing a U.S. Postal Service postmark of the next business day, or hand-delivered the next business day, will be accepted as timely.

What is the Tax Rate?

Farm and Machinery 1.5%
Auto 1.10%
General 4.0%