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Business Licenses

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Steps for Acquiring a Germantown Business Tax License
1.  Submit a completed Business Tax License Form and a check for $15 payable to City of Germantown.

2.  Completed forms may be dropped off at Germantown City Hall, 1930 S. Germantown Road, or mailed to City of Germantown, Post Office Box 38809, Germantown, TN  38183.

3.  Your Germantown business license will be mailed to you within 7 days.

Applications must be filed within 20 days from the business start date. For more information, contact Jasmine McGee at  or (901) 757-7218.

Business License Renewal
All business licenses are renewed by electronically filing a gross receipts business tax return with the State of TN Department of Revenue at  The due date for the return is the fifteenth day of the fourth month following the end of the entity's tax period or April 15 for calendar year businesses.


Closing a Business

A final business tax return must be filed with the State of TN Department of Revenue within 15 days of ceasing operations.

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