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Tennessee Updated Taxability Matrix


Tennessee has been an associate member of the Streamlined Sales Tax since October 1, 2005.

Currently, Tennessee has recertified as an associate member of the Streamlined Sales Tax organization. According to the recertification letter, Tennessee intends to come into full compliance for full membership in the SST by July 1, 2013.

Some of the changes still to be implemented include:

  • Effective dates of local rate and boundary changes
  • “[S]ingle article local tax limitation on tangible personal property, video programming services, interstate telecommunications sold to business, manufacturer’s energy fuels, and common carrier’s locomotive diesel fuel”
  • General sourcing rules
  • Direct mail sourcing rules
  • Drop shipment rules
  • Uniform tax returns

Updated taxability matrix

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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.”