The City of Semmes
Phone: (251) 649-8811
Fax: (251) 649-7711
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1757, Semmes, AL 36575
City Hall Address: 7875 Moffett Road, Suite F, Semmes, AL 36575
Office Hours: Monday – Friday | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
All real property in Alabama is subject to state, county, and local property (ad valorem) taxes unless exempted by law. In addition, all manufacturing and non-manufacturing equipment including office furniture and fixtures, computer equipment and other items of personal property if located in the state on October 1 of the year tax abatements are approved. Real and personal property used for business, commercial, industrial, or manufacturing purposes in Alabama is defined as Class 2 property and assessed at 20 percent fair market value. The property (ad valorem) tax rate per $1,000 of assessed valuation is as follows for Mobile County: 6.5+20.5+29.5+7.0=63.50.
Real property improvements are typically based on new replacement cost, then depreciated based on the condition of the property and additionally takes into consideration when it is no longer being used. Land is usually valued using the market or sales comparison approach reflecting sales prices for similar property. A value per square foot or front foot is also assigned. Personal property is valued by using the new replacement cost, then depreciated based on condition and usage.
(Effective October 1st, 2021)
General Sales/Use Tax – 4.0%
Automotive Sales Tax – 1.0%
Rental Tax – 2.5%
Lodging Tax – 1.0%
Revenue Discovery Systems (RDS) will collect the Sales, Use, Rental, and Lodging Taxes for the City of Semmes.
If you are not sure that your business is located within the City of Semmes or the Police Jurisdiction, call City Hall at 251-649-8811 and give them your address.
Phone: (251) 649-5752 Ext. 304
P.O. Box 1757
Semmes, Alabama 36575
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm