Department Of Revenue To Offer Free Tax Workshops For New Businesses In January

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The Tennessee Department of Revenue will be holding a series of free tax workshops for new businesses in Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville in January. Details on the bi-monthly workshops are below.

Chattanooga: Jan. 11, from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the Department's Chattanooga regional office, 1301 Riverfront Parkway, in the second floor conference room.

Johnson City: Jan. 11, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Department's Johnson City regional office, 204 High Point Drive.

Knoxville:  Jan. 17, from 8:30-11:30 p.m. at the Department's Knoxville regional office, 7175 Strawberry Plains Pike. The workshops will be held on the third floor.

Memphis: Jan. 4, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CST at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale Street. The workshop will be held in the Memphis Training Room.

Nashville: Jan. 9, from 8:30 a.m.-noon CST at the Department's Andrew Jackson State Office Building, 500 Deaderick Street. The workshop will be held in the Hearing Room (G.201) on the ground floor.

These free workshops are designed to assist those encountering business-related taxes for the first time. Tax specialists will provide the basic information needed to comply with registration and tax requirements. During the session, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to these specialists, ask questions and receive materials explaining tax responsibilities. Areas of discussion will include business tax, sales and use tax and collection procedures.

Space is limited and registration is required. For more information, call 800-342-1003 (toll-free inside Tennessee) or 615-253-0600 (local Nashville-area and outside Tennessee).  More information about the workshops is available on their website.



Couple Launches Hat Company; Gives Part Of Proceeds To Public Schools

Olivia Connor was a resident in the local Project Inspire teacher residency program when she realized the need for more funding for Chattanooga's public schools so that students have every possible opportunity to learn inside and outside the classroom. She and her husband Ty came up with a creative, innovative way to add more funding to the Hamilton County Department of ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Department Sponsors Crime Prevention Training For Business Owners And Managers

The Chattanooga Police Department is sponsoring free crime prevention training primarily designed for business owners and managers who are interested in making their facility and employees as safe as possible. A nationally-accredited Crime Prevention specialist from the University of Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center will cover the following topics during the four-hour ... (click for more)

Signal Facing Decisions On Expanding Commercial Area Past Albert Road, Mountain Community Center And Water Service

The design review committee (DRC) of the town of Signal Mountain is in the process of establishing standards for commercial buildings. In the meantime, developer Bob Elliott would like to buy property at the corner of Taft Highway and Albert Road. Albert Road has traditionally been where the commercial property ends. A number of residents in the neighborhood around that area are ... (click for more)

Initiative Launches In Support Of Signal Mountain’s Water System; Tennessee-American Says It Has Long Provided Clean Water To Signal

A citizen committee is urging Signal Mountain "to be vocal and choose local" in the imminent water department sale. The local group formed “Be Vocal. Choose Local.” after the town of Signal Mountain voted last May to initiate a Request for Proposals for the acquisition of its water department.  The committee urges the town to sell its water system to Walden’s Ridge Utility ... (click for more)

Legislators: Protect Our Students And Teachers

When students step into their classrooms, they are there to learn and prepare for their future. Our teachers serve to advance each student’s education and guide them towards success.  Educators have an additional responsibility: maintaining the trust and respect of their students by conducting themselves professionally and responsibly. The vast majority of our ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Every day, without exception, I find a number of “treats” in my daily dose of email. These funnies, and other pertinent information, are sent to me by a myriad of “Internet Buddies” who I repay by sending out some of the funniest that I collect. Think of it as sort of a “co-op” for my readers to enjoy. When The Saturday Funnies began last summer, it was what I still think is ... (click for more)