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Tennessee Agricultural Exemption Certificates Expiring in 2011


According to the Tennessee Department of Revenue website, farmers, nurserymen and timber harvesters beware! “Agricultural exemption certificates for most farmers, nurserymen, and timber harvesters will be expiring on December 31, 2011,” says the DOR.

The advice given by the DOR is to ensure that they have a current address and business status prior to December 2011. The DOR will proactively send out new exemption certificates in December to all currently registered exemption holders. “The new certificate will be valid for the period of January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2015.”

If your business no longer qualifies for the exemption, you are required to contact the Tennessee DOR to update your tax account information and prevent fraudulent use of an exemption certificate.


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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”