Register for
Tennessee Payroll Taxes

CorpNet can help you register for Tennessee payroll taxes. This saves you time and money, while also making it quick and easy to pay your employees.

Tennessee Payroll Tax Registration Bundle
Starting at $199

Here’s How It Works

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We collect your information.

CorpNet will collect information about you and your business to determine your online registration eligibility with the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
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We check for accuracy.

Based on the information you’ve provided, we will pre-qualify your business to ensure your account information is accurate and consistent.
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We work closely with you.

Your dedicated CorpNet agent will collect any additional information needed to successfully complete your tax registration request. Once we have all we need, we will submit your application to the state.
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We deliver!

We’ll process your order within 7-10 business days, and depending on state processing times, provide you with your Employer Number for Unemployment taxes. You’ll be able to give these details to your payroll provider to help you pay your employees faster.

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Tennessee Payroll Tax FAQs

Does Tennessee Have State Payroll Taxes?

Yes. Tennessee has the following state payroll taxes:

  • Tennessee Income Tax: Tennessee has no state income tax. Employers are responsible for withholding federal income taxes only.
  • Tennessee Unemployment Insurance: Tennessee employers pay an unemployment tax with a rate ranging from 0.1% to 10%. New employers pay a flat rate of 2.7%.

What is Tennessee Unemployment Insurance Tax?

Tennessee’s Unemployment Insurance Tax (UI) is a federally-mandated, state-run program that provides temporary payments to unemployed workers whose employment status is not a result of their own actions.

Am I Required to Register for Payroll Taxes in Tennessee?

Yes. All Tennessee employers must register with the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development.

Do Tennesse Household Employees Require Payroll Registration?

Yes. Tennessee requires registration with the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development for any employee making over $1,000 in any calendar quarter.

Does Tennessee Have an Employer Payroll Tax Account Number?

Once CorpNet registers your business with the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development, you will be issued an eight-digit Employer Number. Your Employer Number is required for all interactions to ensure your account is accurate. You must provide your Employer Number when filing returns and making deposits in all electronic and paper filings.

What Kind of Information Do I Need for Payroll Tax Registration?

  • Name and Social Security number of all responsible parties
  • Doing Business As (DBA), if applicable
  • Physical business address and mailing address
  • Business phone number
  • Valid email address (contact person and business)
  • Nine-digit federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Industry description

What if I Don’t Have an EIN?

An EIN is a Federal Tax Identification Number provided by the IRS. If you do not have an EIN already, CorpNet can obtain one for you via their FTIN service.

What if I Don’t Have a Payroll Processor?

CorpNet works with the leading payroll processors and we can connect you with our trusted partners who will pay your employees, accrue the necessary taxes, and complete the necessary payments and documentation with state and federal authorities.

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