Status of Alabama Business Privilege Tax Returns
Alabama Business Privilege Tax returns are available in the AL > Privilege Tax tab for individual, corporation, s-corporation, partnership and fiduciary packages.
Note: To produce the BPT-IN, the entity would have to be incorporated and start doing business in Alabama during the year following the tax year. For example, to produce a BPT-IN within Drake19, the Date started doing business in Alabama field on Alabama screen BPT and the Business start date on Federal screen 1 have to be between 01-01-2020 and 12-31-2020.
- Forms CPT (corporate) and PPT (S corp and partnership pass-through) can be e-filed beginning with Drake13.
- Note: The AL Business Privilege Tax Initial Privilege Tax Return, form BPT-IN, is not an e-fileable form; it must be paper-filed.
- Individual BPT e-filing is available beginning in Drake15.
- Fiduciary BPT is not efilable, it must be paper filed.