State Income Tax

(No City/County Wage Taxes)

Tax Rate Range: 2% to 5%

Income Brackets: $500 to $3,000

Number of Brackets: 3


Personal Exemption:





Standard Deduction:

Single/$2,000 to $2,500

Married filing joint return/$4,000 to $7,500


Medical/Dental Deduction:

Limited to excess of 4% of adjusted gross income


Mobile County Sales Tax Rates

City Total Tax%
Bayou La Batre 10.0
Chickasaw 10.0
Citronelle   9.0
Creola   9.5
Dauphin Island 10.0
Mt. Vernon   9.5
Saraland 10.0
Satsuma 10.0
Semmes   8.5
Mobile 10.0
Prichard 10.0
Unincorporated   5.5


Mobile County Revenue Commission

The Revenue Commission is responsible for mapping, appraising, assessing and collecting property taxes in Mobile County. The commission grants tax exemptions to those who qualify and disburses collected taxes to state and county government agencies as directed by law.



Michael Square/Main Office

3925 Michael Blvd., Mobile

(251) 574-8530

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday



5808 U.S. Hwy. 90 W., Suite G, Theodore

(251) 574-3286

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday


Eight Mile

Eight Mile Shopping Center

4557 St. Stephens Rd., Eight Mile

(251) 574-3269

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday



109 S. Main St., Citronelle

(251) 574-2069

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday


Downtown Mobile – Courthouse Annex

151 Government St., Mobile

(251) 574-4851

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday and Friday


Property Taxes

Assessment rates are:

10% residential

20% commercial

30% utilities

Rate per $1,000 assessed valuation (within City of Mobile)


City of Mobile $7.00

Mobile County $20.50

State $6.50

School $29.50

A homestead exemption may be available to citizens who use their property exclusively as their home. The maximum amount of the exemption is $4,000 for state taxes and $2,000 for county taxes. Additional exemptions are available for persons over 65 years of age or disabled.


Taxes on Retirement Income

Social Security, civil service, state/local government and qualified private pensions are exempt. All out-of-state government pensions are tax-exempt if they are defined benefit plans.


Taxes on Military Retirement and Disability Pay 

Retired pay and survivor benefits are not taxed.


VA Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Not subject to federal or state taxes.  Source: