Supplemental rate

Employers should use a rate of 5%.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base



0.2% to 5.4% and  include a 0.06% employment security assessment,

New employers should use a rate of 2.7%.

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Minimum wage


Termination Pay

Alabama has no provisions regarding termination pay.

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New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Within 7 days of hiring, rehiring, or returning to work.

Reporting by mail

Alabama Department of Labor
New-Hire Clerk
649 Monroe Street, Room 3203
Montgomery, AL 36131

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

Online payments

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Alabama Child Support Payment Center
P.O. Box 244015
Montgomery, AL 36124-4015


New employer registration

Local taxes

There are local taxes in Attalla, Auburn, Bear Creek, Beaverton, Bessemer, Birmingham, Brilliant, Fairfield, Gadsden, Glencoe, Goodwater, Guin, Haleyville, Hamilton, Leeds, Lynn, Macon County, Midfield, Mosses, Opelika, Rainbow City, Red Bay, Shorter, Southside, Sulligent, Tarrant, and Tuskegee.

Reciprocal states


Disability insurance


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