Wed 19 Aug 2015 | By:

Tennessee Business Taxes (Everything You Need to Know)

Small Business Taxes

In connection with the type of business you are operating under (LLC, Corporation, DBA) complying with Tennessee business taxes is a must. It is important to get this sorted out to ensure that you are compliant while your business is in operations.

Collecting and submitting all the necessary forms, documents, and other paper work may be a daunting task, but we’ve got you covered. This guide provides links to fulfill your Tennessee business tax obligations and keep you under control.


Tennessee Business Income Tax

Each state in the country has different specifics when it comes to business income tax regulations. What may be applicable in Wyoming or Washington may not apply to Tennessee. To know more about the specifics of Tennessee business income tax, use this NOLO guide as your reference.

Tennessee Tax Incentives

The Department of Revenue in partnership with the Economic and Community Development offers a number of tax incentives that Tennessee startups like your business can benefit from. There are a myriad of criteria for various incentives, so head on over to the Department of Revenue website to check for incentives you are qualified for.

Tennessee Sales and Use Tax

Another business tax requirement that your business may not to be registered for is the sales and use tax. These taxes are set for specific operations/transactions of your business, so it is vital that you also take the time to check the requirements in the Tennessee Department of Revenue website if you need to register for this.

Tennessee Department of Revenue Tax Resources

It cannot be stressed how important it is to keep track of your Tennessee business tax requirements as this is a crucial aspect for you to be an officially and legally business in the state. To help you with all these compliance requirements, check and take advantage of the Tennessee Department of Revenue Tax Resources.


A really helpful

Startup Tools and ResourcesThere are a plethora of resources that make your life stress-free and easier when managing Tennessee business taxes. No more need for shoeboxes filled with receipts or writing down every single transaction.

A Small Business Accounting Software

FreshBooks, Xero, and QuickBooks are small business accounting softwares that will simplify the accounting process for you. They help you keep track of your finances, taxes, and expenses – on a budget. Visit each review and start a free trial to see which is right for you.

Note that this is not a tax advice or a legal document. It is an informational article, and should be taken as such. If you want to know specifics about Tennessee business taxes or starting a new business, check or talk to a legal practitioner.

About Liesha Petrovich

Liesha is a small business owner of 20 years, host of Startup Savant, the owner of a karate dojo in Maine, and creator of Work Mobly. During free time she's with her family and working on a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship.