Taxes

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.

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.  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

LODGING TAX

The Lodging Tax Rate is based on the rental rate, cleaning fee, and parking passes if applicable. 

The current Lodging Tax Rate is 16% (City of Orange Beach - 10%, 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

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.