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.

ONLINE BUSINESS TAX APPLICATION

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