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Tennesseans 16+: Now Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Department of Revenue COVID-19 Updates
Marketplace Sellers, Marketplace Facilitators & Out-of-State Dealers
Revenue Extends Certain Tax Filing Deadlines. Click here for more information.

Registration and Tax Requirements

One of the first steps you should take as a new business is registering for various taxes your business must pay the state.  Typically, most businesses must pay business tax and sales tax.  All business types, except sole-proprietors and general partnerships, must also register for the payment of franchise and excise taxes.  Click here to get started.  Some businesses are subject to other state taxes as well.  Visit the Taxes section of our website to  see a comprehensive listing of various state taxes. Each tax page describes who is obligated to pay that tax.

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