State of Tennessee Web Sites for Doing Business in Tennessee

State of Tennessee Website:

Small Business Information Guide:

Tennessee Business Taxes

Form or register a new business with state of Tennessee

Business Name Search:

Business Name Availability Guidelines:

For Profit Corporate Filing Guide:

Limited Liability Company Filing Guide:

Limited Partnership Filing Guide:

Non Profit Corporate Filing Guide:

Corporation Forms

Fee Schedule for Corporations, Limited Liability Company, and Partnerships:

Tennessee  Sales and Use Tax Guide:

Department of Revenue Franchise & Excise Tax

Department of Revenue City and County Tax Rates:

Department of Revenue List of Taxes for Tennessee:

Trademarks Information:

Division of Regulatory Boards:

Department of Labor and Workforce Development:

Dept of Labor & Workforce Dev. Employer Services

Workers Compensation:

Unemployment Services:

New Hire Reporting:


Sites for Small Business Assistance

Greater Knoxville SCORE Chapter:

US Small Business Administration:

Tennessee Small Business Development Centers:

Business Week Small Business Legal Guide:

Low cost Corporate/LLC filings Online:

SBA Financing Your Business/Loans:

Federal Grant Resources:

Entrepreneur Magazine’s Small Business On Line:

Inc Magazine’s Small Business On Line:

Business Week’s Small Business On Line:

Business Plans by Business Plan Pro:


Sites for Demographic Information

Knoxville/Knox County Demographics:

US Census:

Easi Demographics

Maptitude Demographics:

New Strategist Demographic Books:

Patent and Trademark Sites US Patents and Trade Marks Office:

Trademark Center:

US Copyright Office:


Revised May 2013

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