Small Business Resources
Go straight to the source with these links.
The State of Tennessee One Stop Business Resource: Great for deciding on a business name, filing a business charter, obtaining a State Tax ID and obtaining an Unemployment Insurance Number.
Instructions for Opening a Small Business in Tennessee: Official site by the TN Department of Revenue that explains business tax, sales tax, use tax and who is liable for each. This page also has links to various official State forms, Applications and the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
U.S. Small Business Adminstration: If you’re thinking about starting a small business, or even if you already have one up and running this site is a great resource. The site has a wealth of information about Funding Sources including Government Grants & Small business loans, tax information, counseling & training and other items of interest for small businesses.
Sales tax map of the world: This is a great visual map showing sales tax rates for various jurisdictions. Just type in an address to find out about sales taxes in that area.
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