County Clerk Knowles Outlines State Changes On Paying Business Tax

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hamilton  County Clerk Bill Knowles said a change in business tax payments implemented by the Tennessee Department of Revenue has created questions from taxpayers.

He said, "I’m pleased to offer information pertaining to the online payment process now required by the state. Establishing an online payment account may begin by clicking here .

“Businesses without Internet access may contact the state at 1-800-342-1003 or email businesstax@tn.gov prior to the tax due date for further guidance.

“After gross receipts taxes are paid online the Revenue Department will notify County Clerk offices and municipal tax collectors to issue a renewal license at no cost.”


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