Tax Seminar Deadline Rapidly Approaches

Thursday, August 22, 2013 | 10:01 am

Tax Seminar on September 5 in Murfreesboro to Provide
Updated Information From State Officials

Nashville, Tenn. -  The Tennessee Department of Revenue and Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Accountancy remind business owners, accountants, and tax practitioners that the deadline for registration for this year’s annual Tennessee Business Tax Seminar is rapidly approaching.  The event will be held on Thursday, September 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, located at 1850 Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro.

The seminar will provide current, in-depth information on Tennessee tax issues. State tax specialists will present recent developments in legislation, review online filing options and discuss various tax types and exemptions including sales and use, business tax, gift and inheritance, individual income, franchise and excise, unemployment and tangible personal property taxes.  Attendees will receive comprehensive materials covering the various topics and will also have an opportunity to ask questions of the tax specialists.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE), Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits may be obtained for these sessions. A registration fee is required for all participants.  Please visit www.mtsu.edu/accounting/taxseminar.php for more information or contact Angi Easter at 615/898-5306 or by e-mail to aeaster@mtsu.edu.

For more information on other taxpayer education opportunities, please visit www.TN.gov/revenue or call the Tennessee Department of Revenue at (615) 253-0600.

The Department of Revenue is responsible for the administration of state tax laws and motor vehicle title and registration laws established by the legislature and the collection of taxes and fees associated with those laws. The Department of Revenue collects approximately 87 percent of total state revenue. During the 2013 fiscal year, the department collected $11.7 billion in state taxes and fees and over $2.2 billion in taxes and fees for local county and municipal governments.  The department also apportions revenue collections for distribution to the various state funds and local units of government.  To learn more about the department, log on to www.TN.gov/revenue.

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