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.

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

Standard Business License Renewal
The standard business license is renewed by electronically filing a gross receipts business tax return with the State of TN Department of Revenue.  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.  The reporting form is based on reporting requirements and classifications of the State of Tennessee .

Minimal Activity Business License Renewal

The minimal activity (MA) business license is renewed by completing a MA License Renewal Form and submitting the signed form along with the annual fee of $15 payable to City of Germantown. 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.

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