Business Tax

  • You may apply for your business license Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Gallatin location or by mail.
  • The application fee is $15.00 for the original business license.
  • When paying by card (Master Card, Visa, & Discover) there is a 2% +$0.25 additional charge.
  • Each year the license is renewed and a tax is paid to the Tennessee Department of Revenue based on the gross receipts earned during the tax period.
  • A business located within the city limits must also obtain a city license.
  • For application or return forms use the link below.

For steps to starting a business in Sumner County, Tennessee, use the links below. All tax due after January 1, 2010, will be filed directly with the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

ONLINE BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION

STANDARD BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION

MINIMAL ACTIVITY BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION

STARTING A BUSINESS INFORMATION SHEET

TENNESSEE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER at Volunteer State

BUSINESS NAME AVAILABILITY @ TN Secretary of State

BUSINESS RESOURCES FOR CUSTOMERS WITH A DISABILITY