Various local taxes are collected by the Finance Department with rates as presented on the following form. Please contact us if you need to pay a tax not represented on the form.
- Use this form before May 1, 2023 - Tax Return before May 1, 2023 (PDF)
- Use this form after May 1, 2023 - /documentcenter/view/3086/tax-return-form-2023-may- Tax Return after May 1, 2023 (PDF)
- Use this form after September 1, 2023 - Tax Return after September 1, 2023 (PDF)
For questions or additional information regarding the City portion of taxes, call 251-981-6782 or 251-980-2159.
Please set up your My Alabama Taxes accounts on the My Alabama Taxes (MAT) website https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov/_/ . For assistance with the website, contact the MAT Taxpayer Service Center at 251-344-4737 and select option 2. For instructional videos on how to set up your MAT account and how to use the system go to: www.youtube.com/@alabamadepartmentofrevenue1999
The mailing address for Revenue is:
P.O. Box 1159
Orange Beach, AL 36561
The Lodging Tax Rate is based on the rental rate, cleaning fee, and parking passes if applicable.
The current Lodging Tax Rate is 15% (City of Orange Beach - 9%, State - 4%, Baldwin County Lodging - 2%).
Rate to increase
The Lodging Tax Rate for transactions* entered into on or after September 1, 2023, the Lodging Tax Rate is 16% (City of Orange Beach - 10%, State - 4%, Baldwin County Lodging - 2%).
*The transaction starts on the first night of the stay
ORDINANCE NO. 2022-1410: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE IV, DIVISION 5, SECTION 50-252 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF ORANGE BEACH, ALABAMA, ENTITLED "LODGING TAX - LEVY OF TAX" TO PROVIDE FOR PROSPECTIVE INCREASES IN THE RATE OF TAXATION.