Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)- Finance Department
Q: What taxes are administered by the City of Oxford Revenue Department?
The State of Alabama collects Sales, Use, Rental, Lodging, and Liquor Taxes on behalf of the City of Oxford. Avenu Insights & Analytics collects the Gasoline Tax.
What are the tax rates?
Sales: General 5%, Automotive ½ %
Use: General 4%, Automotive ½ %
Rental: General 4%, Automotive 2 %
Liquor: 7% of purchase price
Gasoline: 0.01 per gallon
Q: When are taxes due?
Taxes are due by the 20th day of each month following the reporting period in which the tax is collected or accrued by the State of Alabama.
Q: When is a City of Oxford business license required?
A business license is required by any person or other entity prior to starting any service or business activity in the City of Oxford.