Tennessee Business Relief Program
On June 2, 2020, Governor Bill Lee announced the use of federal Coronavirus Relief Funds to assist Tennessee small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Governor Lee has directed the Tennessee Department of Revenue to issue business relief payments through the Tennessee Business Relief Program to small businesses for costs incurred as a result of mandatory business closures. More information about the program is available on our website.
- What is the Tennessee Business Relief Program?
- How do I get my business relief payment? Is an application or certification required?
- How many Tennessee businesses are expected to qualify for a business relief payment through the Tennessee Business Relief Program?
- What is the total amount of funds you expect to distribute under this program?
- How does this program benefit smaller businesses?
- Is this a loan that must be repaid?
- What information do I need to provide in order to certify for the program?
- Which businesses are eligible for a business relief payment through the Tennessee Business Relief Program?
- Why was my business not included in the program?
- What if I am not registered with the Department of Revenue?
- What if my business is not listed, but I close voluntarily?
- What if I recently opened my business?
- How will the amount of the business relief payment be determined?
- If eligible, how much will my relief payment be?
- If eligible, when will I receive my payment?
- What if I want to provide my direct deposit information?
- What if my business has multiple locations? How will that impact my payment amount?
- How are gross sales amounts determined?