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Professional Privilege Tax

Overview

Professional privilege tax is due June 1 each year for individuals licensed or registered to practice in Tennessee any one of the professions listed in Tenn. Code Ann. §67-4-1702.  If you are registered or licensed to practice in more than one of the following professions, you are only required to pay the $400 tax once per year.  

The following professions are required to pay the tax due on June 1, 2020 and thereafter.

Attorney
Agent (Securities)
Broker-Dealer
Investment Adviser
Lobbyist
Osteopathic Physician
Physician

The following professions were required to pay the tax due on or before June 1, 2019.  

Accountant Lobbyist
Agent (Securities) Optometrist
Architect Osteopathic Physician
Attorney Pharmacist
Audiologist Physician
Broker-Dealer Podiatrist
Chiropractor Psychologist
Dentist Real Estate Principal Broker
Engineer Speech Pathologist
Investment Adviser Sports Agent
Landscape Architect Veterinarian