How do I register a business with the Department of Revenue?

Online business registration with the Tennessee Department of Revenue is available for several tax types.

The following taxes are available for online registration on the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point (TNTAP):

  • Sales and Use Tax
  • Liquor by the Drink Tax
  • Tobacco Tax and Licenses
  • Television and Telecommunications Tax

To register for the taxes below, please go to the online business registration website:

  • Business Tax
  • Franchise and Excise Taxes
  • Automobile Rental Surcharge Tax
  • Tire Fee
  • Used Motor Oil

Please note that if you need to register for a combination of these tax types (Example: business tax and sales tax), you should do so in both places. 

To register your business for other tax types, you will need to complete the Application for Registration.

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