The Jefferson County Revenue Department administers and enforces several federal, state, county, and municipal statutes, ordinances, and regulations. This responsibility includes collecting and distributing motor vehicle taxes, motor vehicle registration fees, hunting/fishing license fees, privilege (business) licenses, sales and special revenue sales taxes, to name a few, on behalf of the State of Alabama, Jefferson County Commission; and Jefferson County municipalities, school districts, and governmental agencies.


(Posted 2/12/2024)  85% of all Jefferson County taxpayers pay their Sales, Use, Lodgings, Rental and Special Restaurant Alcohol Taxes online via My Alabama Taxes(MAT). Jefferson County will no longer mail paper returns for these taxes. Visit to file and pay most Jefferson County taxes online. If you wish to continue to file paper returns, click the following link to download the applicable tax forms here.

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