Tennessee Sales Tax Filing Update October 2019: Marketplace Facilitator Laws

Tennessee passed a law requiring Marketplaces to collect and remit sales tax on sales facilitated through the marketplace effective October 1, 2019.

• As of January 2020, we still have not yet received confirmation that any additional carts currently supported as Marketplace Facilitators in TaxJar's Reporting will begin this automatic collection.  

📣 Your Tennessee Reports will be updated when we receive more information from Marketplace Facilitators .

Please review general information regarding Marketplace Facilitators and how your TaxJar Sales Tax Reports support these changes here in our FAQ.

We are working with the state to address the following questions for Tennessee:

Our team is investigating to determine how this update will affect sellers and we will update this article with more details as our research team receives more specific confirmation and guidance from the state's DOR as well as the currently supported Marketplace Facilitators.

This article will be updated with more specific answers for the following questions so please check back soon for more details:

  1. Do I need to register for a sales tax license in  Tennessee?
  2. I have already registered for a license in Tennessee but and all of my sales are Marketplace-only sales. Should I cancel my existing registration?
  3. Do I need to collect taxes on my Tennessee sales on other platforms?
  4. Do I still need to file returns in Tennessee? 
  5. I still need to file returns in Tennessee. How do I do this without paying double tax on the sales that were collected and remitted by my Marketplace?
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