2002 Tenn. Pub. Acts 856 (the Tax Reform Act of 2002) amends the business tax law, requiring businesses to pay fifty percent more in taxes when renewing business licenses.
Phebus, Dick, "Changes in the Rate and Distribution of the Business Tax Effective September 1, 2002" (2002). MTAS Publications: Hot Topics.
Notice to municipal finance and accounting officials, sample instruction sheet for new business tax form for gross receipts occurring on or after 9/1/2002
BizTaxInstrSheet(FINAL).pdf (179 kB)
Instructions for completing business tax license and tax report, including short period filing for phase-in period (Sales on or after September 1, 2002)
2002 bus 402.pdf (527 kB)
Tennessee Department of Revenue Business Tax Return for Counties and Cities (Draft)
Business Tax 2002 - Phasing In Questions.pdf (87 kB)
Business Tax Rate Phase-in Period (Questions and issues)
Business Tax 2002 - Sample Return from a Class 4 Business.pdf (75 kB)
Sample - Rate Phase-in Return, short period
Business Tax 2002 - Sample Tax Return for Cities & Counties.pdf (459 kB)
Tennessee Department of Revenue Business Tax Return for Counties and Cities
bustaxaformn2003.pdf (77 kB)
Business Tax Act License and Tax Report