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Department of Revenue to Host Free Tax Workshops for Dyer County Business Owners

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 | 03:34pm

DYERSBURG - In an effort to enhance its outreach to rural Tennesseans, the Department of Revenue will host a free tax preparation workshop for business owners at the Dyer County Clerk’s Office on Tuesday, March 12, from 8 am to noon, Central time.

The workshop is the first of a series of tax education workshops the Department will hold across the state to help rural Tennessee business owners with filing their state taxes. Details of the first workshop are below:

WHAT:  Tax Preparation Workshop for Business Owners

WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, from 8 a.m. to noon, Central time at the Dyer County Clerk’s Office, 202 West Market Street, Dyersburg, TN  38024

WHY:  To help business owners with questions as they prepare filing their Tennessee taxes

“We’re happy to partner with the Dyer County Clerk’s office to provide this important service,” Revenue Commissioner David Gerregano said. “We look forward to answering questions and providing assistance to Dyer County business owners.”

Other tax workshops for business owners are also planned for March 14 in McNairy County and March 25 in Scott County.

“We’re committed to providing tax assistance to all Tennesseans, especially those in rural counties who may not live close to one of our offices across the state,” Commissioner Gerregano said.

The Department of Revenue is responsible for the administration of state tax laws and motor vehicle title and registration laws, as well as the collection of taxes and fees associated with those laws. The Department collects about 87 percent of total state revenue. During the 2018 fiscal year, it collected $14.5 billion in state taxes and fees and more than $2.8 billion in taxes and fees for local governments.

To learn more about the Department, visit www.tn.gov/revenue.