department of revenue

State Rep. Joe Carr, R-Lascassas, says he will review the law that allowed the state Department of Revenue to go after $500 in sales and use taxes on a homemade boat.


The new Senate speaker pro tem said he has been satisfied with efforts at the Department of Revenue to make such private letter rulings — statements issued to taxpayers — more open. The issue has been heightened by Amazon’s move to the state and its exemption from collecting sales taxes.


Press Release from Tennesseans for Fair Taxation, Feb. 24, 2011: Revenue ?with? Justice ?Report This “Revenue with Justice Report” inaugurates an occasional service by Tennesseans for Fair Taxation (TFT) to provide fact-based analyses of pending issues related to Tennessee’s state budget, public programs, and tax policy. Recipients are free to use this material, in whole […]

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Haslam’s loosening of former Gov. Bredesen’s stringent financial disclosure rules was displeasing to some. But TN standards for public officials are basically in line with other states.


Press Release from Gov.-Elect Bill Haslam, Jan. 7, 2010: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Haslam today announced East Tennessee executive and attorney Richard Roberts as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Revenue. Roberts will oversee the Department of Revenue, which is responsible for the administration of state tax laws and motor vehicle title and registration […]


State of Tennessee Press Release, Oct. 25, 2010: Department Veterans Elevated to New Positions NASHVILLE Commissioner Charles Trost has restructured the Tennessee Department of Revenue to ensure that tax enforcement policies are uniformly and consistently implemented. As part of the reorganization, department veterans Arnold Clapp and David Gerregano have been named Assistant Commissioners, responsible for […]


Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, Sept. 20, 2010: NASHVILLE – Governor Phil Bredesen today named Charles A. Trost commissioner of the Department of Revenue. Trost replaces former commissioner Reagan Farr who left the administration September 1 to return to the private sector. “Charlie Trost is widely recognized for his work […]