Section 28-3-281

Link to law: http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/codeofalabama/1975/28-3-281.htm
Published: 2015

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Section 28-3-281

Section 28-3-281Collection and distribution of proceeds.

(a) The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board shall collect the revenues generated by this article in the same manner as other taxes and fees collected by it. The sales taxes as collected by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on retail sales shall be paid to the Department of Revenue. The Department of Revenue shall redistribute the proceeds therefrom in the following manner unless distribution is otherwise provided by local act:



(1) The department shall withhold any reasonable charges incurred by the department in handling such taxes which charges shall be prorated on the basis of the sum collected; provided, however, such charges shall not exceed a sum equal to five percent of the amount collected;



(2) An amount equal to 25 percent of the tax proceeds shall be distributed to the respective counties in which the taxes are collected, less costs as provided in subdivision (1) above; and



(3) An amount equal to 75 percent of the tax proceeds shall be distributed to the respective municipalities in which the taxes are collected, less costs as provided in subdivision (1) above.



(b) The Department of Revenue shall prepare and distribute such reports, forms and other information as may be necessary for the collection and distribution of the said taxes.

(Acts 1982, No. 82-427, p. 675, §2.)