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Professional Privilege Tax

Online Filing

Effective January 1, 2013, all professional privilege tax returns and payments must be made electronically. This requirement does not apply to payers of the tax on professional athletes.

To file and pay your professional privilege tax electronically through the Department of Revenue's website, click here.

Click here if you are a company filing and paying for multiple individuals.

Forms and Other Information

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Taxes at a Glance

An occupation tax is imposed on those persons with an active Tennessee license or registration to practice any of the following professions.

Accountant Optometrist
Agent (Securities) Osteopathic Physician
Architect Pharmacist
Attorney Physician
Audiologist Podiatrist
Broker-Dealer (Agents) Prof. Athlete (NHL, NBA)
Chiropractor Psychologist
Dentist Real Estate Principal Broker
Engineer Speech Pathologist
Investment Advisor Sports Agent
Landscape Architect Veterinarian

Due Date:

Annual - June 1

Tax Rate:


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