Alabama payroll tax form information

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Select a state from the drop-down list or visit the State-specific payroll tax form information topic to view payroll tax form information for that state.

Unemployment forms

Agency: Alabama Department of Labor

Website: https://labor.alabama.gov/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
UC-CR-4 Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Internet No Last day of the following month*
UC-CR-4A Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Internet No Last day of the following month*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Withholding forms

Agency: Alabama Department of Revenue

Website: http://www.revenue.alabama.gov/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
A-1 Approved Paper, Internet No Last day of the following month*
A-3 Approved Paper, Internet No January 31st*
A-6 Approved Paper, Internet No 15th of the following month*
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper, Internet No January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Other forms

1099 forms

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
1099-B No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-DIV No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-G No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-INT No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-MISC No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-OID No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-R No approval required Internet No January 31st
W-2G No approval required Internet No January 31st

See also: State 1099 files overview

Note: Files are created only when the forms include state withholding amounts.

State website: https://revenue.alabama.gov/withholding/online/w2inst.cfm

Local forms

Select a locality to view its payroll tax forms.

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: City of Auburn

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Auburn_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st
Auburn_Q No approval required Paper No Last day of the following month

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: City of Bessemer

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Bessemer_Q No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
Bessemer_A No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No 20th of the following month

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: City of Gadsden

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Gadsden_G-3 No approval required Paper No January 31st
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st
Gadsden_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month

Agency: City of Goodwater

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Goodwater_G-1 No approval required Paper No Last day of the following month
Goodwater_G-3 No approval required Paper No January 31st
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: City of Irondale

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Irondale_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
Irondale_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper, Magnetic No January 31st

Agency: City of Leeds

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Leeds_A No approval required Paper No January 31st*
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st*
Leeds_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: City of Opelika

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
Opelika_0-3 No approval required Paper No January 31st
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st
Opelika_0-1 No approval required Paper No Last day of the following month

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: Tax Trust Account

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
TaxTrustAc_A No approval required Paper No January 31st
TaxTrustAc_M No approval required Paper No 20th of the following month
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st

Agency: City of Tuskegee

Website: http://

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
W-2 Copy 1 Available up to 2020 (No approval required) Paper No January 31st
Tuskegee_MQ No approval required Paper No 25th of the following month

Form processing tips

  • Form A-6 is not available to be filed for the months in which quarterly form A-1 is due (March, June, September, and December).

E-filing notes

Forms UC-CR-4 and UC-CR-4A

  • Registration is required and you must apply for the ability to send files within the eGov website and register for POA/PIN numbers.
  • File format - 80-byte bulk format
  • Navigate to the Alabama Department of Labor website and find the eGov page, log in, and then click the Bulk Filing Upload link.

Forms A-1, A-3, and A-6

  • Registration as a bulk filer is required with the Alabama Department of Revenue prior to sending these files.
  • File format - comma-delimited
  • Navigate to the Alabama Department of Revenue website and find the Withholding Tax Electronic Filing & Payment System web page. Log in and then choose Third-Party Bulk File for Clients to e-file.

State ID formats

Unemployment ID: 10 digits

Withholding ID: You can use one of the following formats.

  • 6 digits
  • 10 digits
  • R followed by 9 digits (R#########)

New hire reporting

Reporting methods

File Upload Type: Internet

General reporting requirements

Electronic filing required: No
Filing frequency: Twice monthly
Registration required: Yes

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