Such amount of money as shall be appropriated for each fiscal year by the Legislature to the Department of Revenue with which to pay the salaries, the cost of operation and management of said department shall be deducted, as a first charge thereon, from the taxes collected under the provisions of this chapter; provided, however, that the expenditure of said sum so appropriated shall be budgeted and allotted pursuant to Sections 41-4-80 through 41-4-96, and limited to the amount appropriated to defray the expenses of operating said department for each fiscal year.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-700, p. 1406, §20.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 40-25A-20

  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • year: means a calendar year; but, whenever the word "year" is used in reference to any appropriations for the payment of money out of the treasury, it shall mean fiscal year. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608