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Alabama tax rebates scheduled for December

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is reminding taxpayers the one-time tax rebates included in her 2023 budget will be on the way starting in December.

The extra cash comes from Alabama’s historic budget surplus Governor Ivey talked about in her 2023 State of the State Address.

The Alabama Department of Revenue will issue the rebates beginning December 1, 2023. To qualify, taxpayers must have filed a 2021 Individual Income Tax return on or before October 17, 2022.

The amount of each rebate is based on the qualified taxpayer’s filing status, $150 for single, head of family, and married filing separately, $300 for married filing jointly.

The rebates will not be taxable for Alabama income tax purposes.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.