Business License

Business License Information
  • Please contact the Zoning Official, Sam Edwards before applying for a business license
  • You may apply for your business license Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Trousdale County Clerk's office or by mail.
  • The application fee is $15.00 for the original business license.
  • When paying by card (Master Card, Visa, & Discover) there is a 2% +$0.25 additional charge.
  • Each year the license is renewed and a tax is paid to the Tennessee Department of Revenue based on the gross receipts earned during the tax period.
  • For application or return forms use the link below.

For steps to starting a business in Trousdale County, Tennessee, use the links below. All businesses will need to meet local zoning requirements.

STANDARD BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION

MINIMAL ACTIVITY BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION

STARTING A BUSINESS INFORMATION @TN.gov

TENNESSEE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER at Volunteer State

BUSINESS RESOURCES FOR CUSTOMERS WITH A DISABILITY