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Tennessee Department of Revenue Press Releases

43 Press Releases
  • Published on November 16, 2020 - 17:48 GMT

    Former Anderson County Businessman Arrested for Tax Evasion

    Clinton, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Sophak Sopheap for tax evasion. Revenue agents arrested Sopheap,  age 33. Bond was set at $10, …

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  • Published on November 13, 2020 - 15:45 GMT

    Department of Revenue Offers Free Tax Webinar November 24

    Friday, November 13, 2020 | 07:45am NASHVILLE - The Department of Revenue is offering another tax webinar on November 24, the latest in a series of monthly webinars the agency is offering for free to the public. These live virtual events offer tax …

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  • Published on October 30, 2020 - 19:21 GMT

    Important Notice: Short-Term Rental Unit Marketplaces

    Friday, October 30, 2020 | 02:12pm Public Chapter 787 (2020), effective January 1, 2021, requires short-term rental unit marketplaces to collect and remit local occupancy taxes for short-term rental units rented through a marketplace. The short-term rental …

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  • Published on October 16, 2020 - 22:05 GMT

    Important Notice: Change of Local Tax Rate: Polk County

    Friday, October 16, 2020 | 03:42pm On August 6, 2020, voters in Polk County voted to increase the local sales tax rate from 2.25% to 2.75%. The effective date of the tax rate increase is November 1, 2020. For more information, please read important notice …

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  • Published on October 16, 2020 - 19:25 GMT

    Hawkins County Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

    Rogersville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to John Phillip Gardner pleading guilty today to two felony counts of tax evasion. Judge John Dugger, Jr., accepted Gardner’ …

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  • Published on October 14, 2020 - 16:06 GMT

    Department of Revenue to Offer Free Monthly Tax Webinars

    Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 08:14am NASHVILLE - Starting in October 2020, the Department of Revenue will offer free monthly tax webinars to the public. These live virtual events will offer tax practitioners, attorneys, accountants, and others with an …

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  • Published on October 7, 2020 - 20:54 GMT

    Gov. Lee Announces $50 Million in New Business Relief Funding

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group (FSAG) today announced an initial $50 million in federal Coronavirus Relief Funds for the new Supplemental Employer Recovery Grant (SERG) program to provide …

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  • Published on September 25, 2020 - 15:55 GMT

    Deadline for Small Business Relief Extended Until September 30

    Friday, September 25, 2020 | 09:12am NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today announced a 5-day extension for eligible small businesses to certify for the Tennessee Business Relief Program (TBRP). “We want to ensure this relief makes it to as …

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  • Published on September 21, 2020 - 21:24 GMT

    Knox County Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

    Knoxville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Bradley James Hensley pleading guilty Monday to four counts of sales tax fraud. Hensley is the former president of the now …

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  • Published on September 16, 2020 - 18:18 GMT

    Important Notice: Change of Local Sales Tax Rate

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 12:26pm On August 6, 2020, voters in the Town of Rossville voted to increase the local sales tax rate from 2.25% to 2.75%. The effective date of the tax rate increase is October 1, 2020. Read more in important notice #20-17.

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  • Published on September 1, 2020 - 20:55 GMT

    Hawkins County Resident Arrested for Tax Evasion

    Rogersville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and Tuesday arrest of Jon Phillip Gardner.  His bond is set at $5,000. On August 17, 2020, the Hawkins …

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  • Published on August 31, 2020 - 20:48 GMT

    Tennessee Releases New Digital Tool to Help Business Owners Check Relief Payment Eligibility

    Businesses must confirm information by Sept. 25 deadline Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Department of Revenue announced today a new digital eligibility tool for small business owners to determine if their business may be eligible …

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  • Published on August 25, 2020 - 20:36 GMT

    Help Small Businesses Claim Relief Payments

    Businesses eligible for the Tennessee Business Relief Program have until September 25, 2020 – one month from now - to confirm their information with the Department of Revenue so they can receive up to $30,000 in no-cost funds from the state. More than 40, …

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  • Published on August 25, 2020 - 20:36 GMT

    Shelby County Man, Montana LLC Member Indicted on Tax Charges

    LEBANON, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Christopher DeStefanis. DeStefanis, 69, turned himself in yesterday at the Wilson County Jail in …

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  • Published on August 19, 2020 - 19:36 GMT

    Former Dickson Business Owner Indicted on Theft and Tax Charges

    DICKSON, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Meng Xu Wang, former owner of Nori restaurant, in Dickson.  Revenue special agents arrested Wang …

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  • Published on August 18, 2020 - 19:05 GMT

    Jackson County Resident Pleads Guilty to Theft

    GAINESBORO, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Johnny Stafford pleading guilty Monday to one felony count of theft. The theft charge for Stafford, age 26, is related to …

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  • Published on August 14, 2020 - 19:14 GMT

    Important Notice: Interest Expense Carryforward

    Friday, August 14, 2020 | 01:29pm The federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act amended Internal Revenue Code Section 163(j) to limit the business interest expense deduction. For tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, and before January 1, 2020, Tennessee …

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  • Published on August 14, 2020 - 19:14 GMT

    Tennessee Business Relief Program Expansion

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  • Published on July 16, 2020 - 15:05 GMT

    Out-of-State Dealers and Marketplace Facilitators

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  • Published on July 15, 2020 - 21:39 GMT

    Takata Airbag Recall Information

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 02:23pm Letters regarding an important airbag safety recall were mailed to Tennessee motorists the week of July 6, 2020 from authorized automobile manufacturers. If you received a letter, you can read more information here.

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