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For County Clerks

Welcome to the Tennessee County Clerk information page. Information for Tennessee's 95 county clerks is posted at this site, along with important notices, and other information for clerks and the general public.

County Clerk Secure Log In - Click here to link to procedural and other information from the Department of Revenue (password required).

 

Business Tax

Monthly Distribution of Business Tax Funds to Local Governments.

The Department of Revenue will distribute the $7.00 return fee and the 5% commission to the county or city clerk. The remainder of the local business tax will be distributed to the county trustee or city official who receives state shared tax revenues. All payments will be made on the 20th of the month following the month of receipt by the Department of Revenue. For example, Business Tax received by the department in the month of February, 2010 will be distributed on March 20, 2010.

  • General Business Tax Information - Get information on obtaining a business license and filing business tax returns and payments each year. Forms, important notices, tax rulings and other important information is also located here.
  • Determining Business Tax Classification - Information to help determine the correct amount of business tax to pay each year.
  • Business Tax Guide (PDF) - This publication is designed to help taxpayers better understand the Tennessee business tax, including the collection and remittance of the tax.
  • Important Notices - Important business tax notices.
  • Tax Rulings - Letter and revenue rulings are interpretations of the application of business tax laws as they are related to the taxpayer. The rulings on the Web site have been made available to the general public.

Sales & Use Tax

  • General Sales & Use Tax Information - Get information on filing your sales and use tax here. File electronically, find tax returns, important notices, tax rulings and other important information here.
  • County Clerk Sales Tax Guide (PDF) - This guide is for the use of county clerks for issues relative to administering sales and use tax issues involving automobiles and boats.
  • Sales & Use Tax Guide (PDF) - This publication is designed to help taxpayers better understand the Tennessee sales or use tax, including the collection and remittance of the tax.
  • Important Notices - Important sales tax notices.
  • Tax Rulings - Letter and revenue rulings are interpretations of the application of sales and use tax laws as they are releated to the taxpayer. The rulings on the Web site have been made available to the general public.

Vehicle Information

  • Vehicle Title & Registration - Information for the general public on vehicle title and registration.
  • County Clerk Locations - Information including office addresses, phone numbers, hours of operation and vehicle registration fees.
  • Important Notices - Important notices for clerks on motor vehicle issues.
  • Tax Rulings - Letter and revenue rulings are interpretations of the application of tax laws related to motor vehicles. The rulings on the Web site have been made available to the general public.

Other Local Taxes

To Contact Revenue:

Vehicle Services Call Center: (888) 871-3171 or (615) 741-3101 (vehicle title and registration questions)
Revenue Tax Call Center: (800) 342-1003 or (615) 253-0600 (sales and other tax questions)
E-mail: Email.T&R@tn.gov (vehicle title and registration questions) or TN.Revenue@tn.gov (sales tax and other tax-related questions)

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