Taxes and License

Property Taxes


Selma, Alabama Code of Ordinances, Chapter 20: Taxation

  • Payment Season:
    • 1 October to 31 December
      • Delinquent 1 January

Property Tax Rate

General Fund    7.8 mills
Bond Fund         7.4 mills
School Board    11.8 mills
Total.                 27.0 mills



  • Methods: Credit Card, Check, Cash Online:
  • Mail: PO Box 987 Selma, AL 36702
  • Phone: 334.874.2519
  • Walk-in Location: 105 Lauderdale St Selma, AL 36701

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I verify if the Payment for my property tax has been received and/ or processed?
    • Go to
      •  Click on Property Tax.
      • Type the property owner name in the search box.
      • Click the the Blue Search button.
      • Click the 16 digit number in blue to see the payment status and property details.
      • Are there any Tax Delinquent Properties located in Selma, AL for Sale.
  • Are the City and County Property Taxes combined on one tax bill?
    • Yes. Starting October 1, 2022, The City and County Taxes are collected at one time through the County Tax Collector.
  • Are the Business Personal Property Taxes required by all businesses?

    • Yes. Businesses are required to pay an annual tax on the equipment associated with their business. Example: Computer, desk, tools, Refrigerator, etc.

  • If I have a question about my Property Taxes, who should I contact?

    • Please call 334.874.2519

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Terri Barnes-Smith

Terri Barnes-Smith

Interim Tax Collector



Tax & License 
222 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701


8:30 am to 4:30 pm


(334) 876-1221