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Electronic Filing

Tennessee law allows the Department of Revenue to require certain taxes be filed and paid electronically. Click on the tax type below learn more about the electronic filing requirements for each tax and to visit the online filing website for that tax.

Sales and Use Tax

Sales tax, including television and telecommunications sales tax, can be filed and paid on the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP).  A TNTAP logon should be created to file this tax.

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Business Tax

All business tax returns must be filed and paid electronically. Your electronic payment can be easily submitted with your return using the business tax online filing application. Please note: business tax is not yet available in TNTAP.

Exceptions: Only current period returns with due dates on or after January 15, 2015 can be filed using the business tax online filing application. To file a transitional or prior period, please file using a paper tax return. Paper returns can be found here.

If you are filing business tax for the first time, please click here for instructions for setting up a TN.Gov user name and password.

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For information about business tax batch filing, click here.

Franchise & Excise Tax

For information regarding electronic filing requirements for franchise & excise tax, please view the electronic filing requirements page.

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Hall Income Tax

For information regarding electronic filing requirements for Hall income tax, please view the electronic filing requirements page.

The Hall income tax filing portal can be used to quickly and easily complete the following:

  • File a Hall income tax return (INC 250)
  • Make an estimated tax payment
  • Make a payment for an e-filed annual tax return
  • Request an extension for filing taxes

 

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Professional Privilege Tax

The professional privilege tax can be filed and paid on the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP).  A TNTAP logon is NOT required to file this tax.  For more information, view the video below.  

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If you are an office or firm and will be submitting a bulk file format for multiple employees in your office, please click here for more information.

Consumer Use Tax

The consumer use tax can be filed and paid on the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP).  A TNTAP logon is NOT required to file this tax.

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IFTA & IRP Online Filing

Where to File

There is an electronic filing system in place for processing of IRP applications and filing IFTA quarterly tax returns. 

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This service is available for free, and it will automatically perform all calculations based on data entered.

Establishing an Account

In order to establish an electronic filing account the following information should be emailed to DGIFTA/IRP.e-file@tn.gov :

  • IRP/IFTA Account Name
  • IRP Account Number
  • IFTA Account Number
  • Name of person(s) keying transactions
  • Contact person(s) telephone number
  • Contact person(s) e-mail address

 

Once an e-file account is established, you will no longer receive International Registration Plan renewal applications and the International Fuel Tax Agreement quarterly tax returns in the mail. If filing electronically creates a hardship, please submit written notification to the Motor Carrier Section in order to make other arrangements. You can find contact information for Motor Carrier on the Contact Us page of this website.

IRP schedules and invoices may be printed from the system, and you can mail your payment along with required documents that are specified on our checklist. IFTA quarterly tax returns may also be printed from the system, and you can send your payment along with your return. All returns, tax information, and tax administration information is kept confidential.

Liquor-by-the-drink Tax

Liquor-by-the-drink tax can be filed and paid on the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP). A TNTAP logon will be needed to file this tax online, and the same logon information can be used for submitting sales tax.

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Motor Fuels Electronic Filing Information

Online Filing

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Electronic Filing Guides

Tobacco Taxes and Reports

Tobacco taxes can be filed and paid on the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP). A TNTAP logon will be needed to file this tax online.

Licensed Distributor Reports (LDR) can also be filed through TNTAP. For additional information on electronic filing of the LDR, click here.

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