• Department of Revenue Unveils New Online Service - Businesses Now Able to Electronically Verify Resale and Exemption Certificates

    Thursday, February 07, 2013 | 10:36am

    Nashville, Tenn. - Tennessee businesses often have customers who wish to make purchases free from sales tax, either because they intend to resell the items they are purchasing or because they are making purchases for non-profit organizations or for agricultural purposes.  These businesses now have a new tool to help determine the validity of exemption certificates presented to them by their customers.

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  • Wilson County Man Pleads Guilty to Sales Tax Evasion Charge

    Monday, February 04, 2013 | 1:49pm

    Lebanon, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the February 1, 2013, guilty plea of Daljit Sandhu, age 42, president of Khalsa, Inc., d/b/a Zips Market #4, located in Lebanon, Tennessee. Judge David E. Durham, Wilson County Criminal Court, accepted Sandhu's guilty plea to one count of sales tax evasion and ordered $12,919.26 in restitution to the state of Tennessee. Sandhu was placed on two years' supervised probation.

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  • Knox County Business Owner Arrested on Sales Tax Evasion Charges

    Friday, February 01, 2013 | 1:48pm

    Knoxville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to the indictment and arrest of Brahim Mazouzi, age 43, of Knoxville, TN. On February 1, 2013, Mazouzi was arrested by Special Agents of the Tennessee Department of Revenue at his business, Magnolia Mini Market, located at 2400 East Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, TN. Bond was set at $1,000.

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  • Former Kubota Manager Sentenced to Thirty Days for Sales Tax Evasion Charges

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 | 1:42pm

    McMinnville, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to yesterday's guilty plea of Irvie W. Loudermilk, Jr., former general manger of Warren County Kubota. Judge Bart Stanley, Warren County Circuit Court, accepted Loudermilk's guilty plea to eight counts of sales tax evasion and sentenced him to thirty days in jail and ordered $18,120.77 in restitution to the state of Tennessee. Loudermilk, already on probation for related sales tax evasion charges in Rutherford County, was placed on an additional four years' probation, which will run concurrent with those same charges.

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  • Department of Revenue Announces New Video Series

    Friday, January 11, 2013 | 10:40am

    Videos Offer Instruction and In-depth Information to Tennessee Taxpayers

    Nashville, Tenn. - At the beginning of a new year, many taxpayers begin to think about their taxes.  Navigating through the sea of forms, instructions, and calculations can seem to be a difficult task and is a real challenge for many Tennesseans. 

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