The tax levied by this subpart shall constitute a debt due Lowndes County. The tax, together with any interest and penalties, shall constitute and be secured by a lien upon the property of any person from whom the tax is due or who is required to collect the tax. The collection agency shall collect the tax, enforce this subpart, and have and exercise all rights and remedies that the state or the collection agency has for collection of the state sales and use tax. The collection agency may employ special counsel as is necessary to enforce collection of the tax levied by this subpart and to enforce this subpart. The collection agency shall pay the special counsel any fees it deems necessary and proper from the proceeds of the tax collected by it for Lowndes County.

(Act 97-551, p. 971, § 6.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 45-43-246.65

  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1