What do I need to enroll in AutoFile for Tennessee?

To enroll in AutoFile for Tennessee, you'll need the details listed below:

Tennessee AutoFile Enrollment FAQ

What's my  Payment Schedule?

  • This is the filing frequency assigned to you by the Tennessee DOR.
  • If you're not sure of this detail for your account, you can contact the state's DOR and ask them to confirm this detail for you. (We list contact details for the states here.)
What's my First Filing Period?
  • Pending successful verification, the period listed here is the estimated first filing period TaxJar will file.
  • The First Filing period is based on the date the enrollment form is saved and the payment schedule.

What's my  State Registered Business Name?

  • This is the business name you provided to the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
  • It should be listed on your sales tax registration paperwork.

What's my TN State Tax ID?

  • This is your state registration number that ends in SLC.  
  • You received it from the state when you registered for your sales tax license and should be listed on your sales tax registration paperwork.

What's my  Account Zip Code?

  • This is the zip code that you used to register your business with the state (usually the main address for your business in your home state.)

What's my  Account ID Type?

  • This is the type of ID you used to register your account with the Tennessee Department of Revenue.
  • Your account ID type is either Social Security Number (SSN), Federal Employer Number (FEIN), or Marital Joint ID. To determine which you used to register with the state, contact the Tennessee DOR at 615-253-0600.
What's my Account ID?
  • Using the account ID type selected above, this is the number you used to register your sales tax account with the state. 
  • Your account ID must match the Federal Tax ID listed in your TaxJar Business Profile.
What's my Letter ID?
  • This is a unique number printed on all correspondence from the TN Department of Revenue. It begins with an L.
  • Example: L9999999999
What's my Location ID?

For more information about registering for a sales and use tax permit in Tennessee, click here.

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