Section 40-23-174


Published: 2015

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Section 40-23-174

Section 40-23-174Distribution of proceeds.

(a) Should the enactment of a national agreement for the collection of sales and use taxes from remote sellers establish a single national tax rate on such remote sales or should the agreement provide for the State of Alabama to establish a single statewide rate on such remote sales, the proceeds shall be distributed as follows:



(1) One-half of such proceeds shall be distributed to the State of Alabama of which 75% shall be deposited into the General Fund, and 25% shall be deposited into the Education Trust Fund.



(2) One-quarter shall be distributed to the governing body of the municipality in which the delivery is made, if the delivery is made into a municipality.



(3) The remainder shall be distributed to the county governing body in the county in which the delivery is made.



(b) The tax proceeds distributed to a municipality or county shall be expended by the governing body of the municipality or county as required and provided by law for other sales and use tax proceeds levied and collected by the county or municipality including any bonded indebtedness.

(Act 2002-418, p. 1068, §5; Act 2012-599, p. 1924, 1st Sp. Sess., §1.)