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It is important to notify the Business Tax Division as soon as possible, when adding or changing any business names or locations. Please visit TNTAP to change this information.
Business licenses are not automatically canceled. You will need to visit TNTAP to close or report a sale.
Please notify our office when wanting to move your business location. Our Planning/Zoning and Codes departments need to verify that the new location is zoned properly for the intended use and whether a use permit or other type of approval is required.
You can find more information on the Sumner County Website.
No. Each city has its own business license requirements. It is important to know that most Tennessee cities have a business license tax ordinance, however, each city has its own tax rate, structure, and requirements. Check with the appropriate City or County for their rules and regulations.
Home based businesses normally take 1-2 business days. The process for all others vary depending on what kind of business you are planning on running.
Yes. Any person licensed as a contractor by the State Contractor's Board must obtain a business license if conducting business in the City, or if they are based in the City.
Every business must meet the Planning/Zoning and Codes requirements to ensure that the business activity and site are compatible. Before signing any lease or rental agreement, check with the City to make sure your business activity is appropriate for the zoning and that it will not heavily impact the neighborhood or require special parking considerations.
Yes. Sole proprietors doing business in the City limits of Gallatin must maintain a City Business License.
Yes. The business license certificate must be displayed in a conspicuous location on the premises of any business open to the public. Businesses without a fixed place of business must carry a copy of the business license at all times while carrying on business activities within the City of Gallatin.