(a) For a license for a going out of business sale or distress merchandise sale issued for 30 days or less, the applicant shall pay to the probate judge issuing the same, for the use and benefit of the State of Alabama, a license fee in accordance with the following schedule:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 8-13-8

  • applicant: Any person applying for a license under this chapter, including the principal, if such person is the agent of another who is the true owner, notwithstanding whether that other is an individual, partnership, association, firm, or corporation and notwithstanding whether the name of the true owner appears on the application or not. See Alabama Code 37-8-182
  • DISTRESS MERCHANDISE SALE: Any offer to sell to the public or a sale to the public of goods, wares, or merchandise on the implied or direct representation that such sale is being held other than in the ordinary course of business and not otherwise defined herein. See Alabama Code 37-8-182
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE: Any offer to sell to the public or a sale to the public of goods, wares, or merchandise on the implied or direct representation that such sale is in anticipation of the termination of a business at its present location or that the sale is being held other than in the ordinary course of business. See Alabama Code 37-8-182
  • inventory: A list of and the wholesale cost of goods, wares, and merchandise. See Alabama Code 37-8-182
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • 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 30-3D-608

(1) $50 if inventory is $10,000 or less.

(2) $100 if inventory is over $10,000 but less than $25,000.

(3) $200 if inventory is over $25,000 but less than $50,000.

(4) $300 if inventory is over $50,000 but not over $100,000.

(5) $400 if inventory is over $100,000 but not over $200,000.

(6) $500 if inventory is over $200,000.

(b) For a license renewal of 30 days or less, the applicant shall pay an additional license fee of $100.

(c) The applicant shall also pay to the probate judge issuing the license an issuing fee of $25 for each license issued hereunder, and for each renewal of such license, if any, and for all costs of investigation and public hearing.

(Acts 1965, No. 553, p. 1027, §14.)