The Department of Revenue offers several convenient and secure electronic filing and payment options to Tennessee taxpayers via the Internet. Electronic filing of the sales and use tax, consumer use tax, individual income tax, professional privilege tax, and franchise and excise tax minimum pay returns, estimated payments and extensions is available at this site.
The Department of Revenue is responsible for the administration of state tax laws established by the legislature and the collection of taxes and fees associated with those laws.
Commonly requested information for vehicle title & registration can be found at this site. County clerks in each of Tennessee's 95 counties across the state register vehicles and assist with title transactions. A complete list of county clerks offices, including a listing of any local registration fees, can also be found here.
The Motor Carrier Section is a one-stop shop for commercial vehicles providing base-state vehicle registration and titling, (International Registration Plan), quarterly fuel tax reporting (International Fuel Tax Agreement) and proof of insurance requirements (Single State Registration System and Intrastate Authority).
The Tennessee Department of Revenue employs more than 1,100 people, including: tax auditors, audit field agents, tax enforcement agents, special investigations agents, customer service representatives, Revenue account technicians, systems analysts, accountants, computer programmers, and title and registration representatives. There are many new and exciting job opportunities at the department, with room to grow in your field.
Taxpayers and other visitors can find various Revenue forms at this site. Forms for taxes in Tennessee, as well as vehicle registration forms, and forms for other purposes are available.
The Tax Library page was designed as a central site to house legal resources, Revenue publications and other helpful information used by researchers and tax practitioners on a regular basis. Popular links to Tennessee Code, tax guides and important notices can be found here.
Collection summaries are updated monthly and posted at this site in report and spreadsheet form. Other collections data can also be found here.
Revenue devotes many resources to taxpayer education. Free tax workshops for new businesses are offered bimonthly in Nashville, Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville and Memphis. Annual tax seminars for businesses are offered through universities statewide. A Speakers Bureau is also available through the department for certain types of organizations at no charge.
Information specifically for Tennessee's county clerks and local city officials is posted at this site. Local government officials can find information regarding business tax and sales and use tax, as well as important notices, tax rulings and other Revenue news.
News releases are posted here. The Department of Revenue's Office of Communications can assist media organizations with inquiries and research-related questions. Please contact the Office of Communications for assistance at (615) 741-2461.
Fraud is a deception deliberately practiced in order to secure unfair or unlawful gain. As it relates to taxes, it's simply "cheating" by intentionally paying less tax than is legally due. Created in 1976, the Tennessee Department of Revenue's Special Investigations Section (SI) was modeled after the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigative Division. Today more than 20 staff members work in the unit's three offices in Nashville, Memphis and Knoxville.
Up-to-date information is available on the home page under Hot Topics, Quick Links and Recent Additions. Quick access to customer service information is also available. Also, taxpayers may find our links to For Individuals, For Businesses and For Tax Practitioners helpful as they help sort Revenue's information into individualized categories.