Tennessee Taxes

The State of Tennessee offers the nation’s third-lowest overall tax burden, and has no state income tax on wages.

Tax Type Rate
Income tax No income tax on wages. 6% on certain types of interest income
Excise tax 6.5% on the net earnings of the company derived from doing business in Tennessee
Franchise tax 0.25% of the greater of net worth or real and tangible property in Tennessee
Sales tax State: 7% sales tax rate, except food at 5%. Local Option: 2.25% – 2.75% additional sales tax
Unemployment Insurance

The first $9,000 in wages paid to each employee are subject to this tax. The new employer premium rate for most industries, including manufacturing sector 31, is 2.7%. The rate is higher for construction (7.5%), mining and extraction (5.0%), manufacturing sector 32 (5%), and manufacturing sector 33 (6.5%). Minimum and maximum experience rates are 1.0% and 10.6%, respectively.

Sumner County

Sumner County’s tax burden is lower than most in the Nashville market.

Motor Vehicle Tax

$50.00 per registered vehicle.

Adequate Facilities Tax

One-time impact fee used for school construction.

  • $0.40 per commercial square foot
  • $0.70 per residential square foot
2019 Property Tax Rates in Sumner County – Per Assessed Acre
Area County City Total
Unincorporated $2.262 $0.00 $2.262
Gallatin $2.262 $0.80 $3.062
Goodlettsville $2.262 $0.7900 $3.052
Hendersonville $2.262 $0.9187 $3.18
Millersville $2.262 $1.00 $3.262
Mitchellville $2.262 $0.6579 $3.16
Portland $2.262 $1.06 $3.322
Westmoreland $2.262 $1.13 $3.39
White House $2.262 $1.0362 $3.30

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