Tax Law Section

This section provides continuing legal education to its members in the areas of state and federal taxation law. It also maintains a liaison with the Tennessee District of the Southeast Region of the IRS and the Tennessee Department of Revenue.

Chair
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead &...
900 S Gay St Ste 1400
Knoxville, TN 37902-1838
(865)546-0500
Immediate Past Chair
John Burns Law, PLC
219 Third Avenue North, Suite 2000
Franklin, TN 37064
(615)630-0122
Vice-Chair
Stites & Harbison PLLC
401 Commerce St
Nashville, TN 37219
(404)680-6295

State Faces Legal Challenge Over Online Sales Tax

Tennessee is facing a legal challenge to the state requirement that online vendors collect state and local sales tax, according to comments from Gov. Bill Haslam reported by the Times Free Press. Haslam said that the legal challenge was a welcome opportunity to bring the issue before the U.S. Supreme Court. Details surrounding the proceeds are secret, with a Haslam official citing state confidentiality laws regarding taxpayer information.

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Tennessee Department of Revenue to Launch New Tax Filing Website in March 2017

The Tennessee Department of Revenue will be launching a new tax filing website, called TNTAP, or the Tennessee Taxpayer Access Point, in March 2017. Returns can be filed through the website for the following tax types:

  • sales and use tax
  • liquor-by-the-drink tax
  • professional privilege tax
  • tobacco tax, tobacco stamp orders, and tobacco licenses

Some Department of Revenue forms may be changing when the new website launches.

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